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clergyman

William Wallace Youngson, American clergyman. Member advisory board Salvation Army.; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Psi, Pi Gamma Museum; Mason (33 degree).

Background

Youngson, William Wallace was born on December 27, 1869 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Burn and Martha Jane (Parker) Youngson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Allegheny College, 1891, A.M., 1895. Doctor of Divinity, 1906. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, 1895.

Doctor of Laws, Oregon State College, 1929.

Career

Ordained Methodist ministry, 1895. Pastor Redstone Circuit, Pennsylvania, 1895-1897, Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1897-1901, Crafton, Pennsylvania, 1901-1904, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1905-1908, East Orange, New Jersey, 1908-1913, Rose City Park, Portland, Oregon, 1913-1916. District superintendent Methodist Episcopal Church, Portland, 1916-1924, Rose City Park, 1924-1930.

District superintendent Methodist Episcopal Church, Portland, 2d term, 1930-1932, Portland, 1932-1935, Tillamook, Oregon, 1935-1939. Area director world service and publicity, Portland Area Headquarters of Methodist Church, 1939-1940. Retired, 1940. Director Willamette Iron & Steel Corporation for past 18 years Delaware General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, 1920, 24, 32.

Delegate to Ecumenical Methodist Conference, Atlanta, Georgia., 1931. Delegate First United General Conference Methodist Church, 1940, First Western Jurisdictional Conference, 1940.

Membership

Member advisory board Salvation Army. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Psi, Pi Gamma Museum. Mason (33 degree); Clubs: Rotary, Professional Business Men’s.

Connections

Married Ida Honor Farrell, October 20, 1897 (died July 31, 1928).; married second, Mistress. Children: Honor Farrell (Mistress Lawrence Lister), William Wallace, Junior.

father:
James Burn Youngson

mother:
Martha Jane (Parker) Youngson

spouse:
Mistress

spouse:
Ida Honor Farrell

child:
Honor Farrell Youngson (Mistress Lawrence Lister)

child:
Jr Youngson

child:
William Wallace Youngson