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William Roy Mcnutt


William Roy Mcnutt, American clergyman. awarded gold P by University of Pennsylvania, 1911, as mem. Member Delta Sigma Rho; member “T.C.” (Theological; Kiwanian.


Mcnutt, William Roy was born on April 6, 1879 in near Amsterdam, Bates County, Missouri, United States. Son of Andrew and Adrienne (Páhud) Mcnutt.


Bachelor of Arts, Ottawa (Kansas) U., 1908, Doctor of Divinity, 1923. Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1909. Bachelor of Divinity, Crozer Theological Seminary, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1912.


1 daughter Frances Athena (wife of Reverend W. Clinton Powers). Teacher in Missouri public schools, 1899-1902. Student pastor in Kansas, 1902-1908.

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1912. Minister Angora Church, Philadelphia, 1909-1912, Prospect Hill Church, Prospect Park, Pennsylvania, 1912-1916, First Church, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1916-1928. Professor practical theology, Crozer Theological Seminary, 1928-1944, emeritus, 1944.

Minister Central Baptist Church, Woodbury, New Jersey, from 1944. Acting pastor American Church, Munich, part of 1935-1936. Young Men’s Christian Association divisional secretary, Biols.

France, 1918. Trustee Worcester (Massachusetts) Poly, Institute, 1916-1928. Member board directors, Massachusetts Baptist Convention, 1917-1923, Northern Baptist Education Society, 1920-1928. Winner Kansas State Oratorical Contest, 1907, represented Kansas in interstate contest.

Awarded gold P by University of Pennsylvania, 1911, as member winning team in Pennsylvania-Princeton-Columbia triangular annual debate.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Policy and Practice in Baptist Churchs, 1935. Worship in the Churches, 1941. Editor of the Bulletin of Crozer Theological Seminary, 1928-1938.


Christian men and women should pursue positions of public leadership and service within the government at the local, state, and federal levels.


Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person is living the Christian life.


Member Delta Sigma Rho. Member “T.C.” (Theological.


Married Minnie E. Willard Turner, June 27, 1911.

Andrew Mcnutt

Adrienne (Páhud) Mcnutt

Minnie E. Willard Turner