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clergyman

Winfield Edson, American clergyman. Mason, Kiwanian.

Background

Edson, Winfield was born on December 5, 1907 in Red Cloud, Nebraska, United States. Son of Isaac William and Margaret Rosamond (Ricker) Edson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Nebraska State Teachers College, 1934. Bachelor of Divinity, Berkeley Baptist Division School, 1937, Doctor of Divinity, 1944.

Career

Ordained to ministry of Baptist Church, 1937. Assistant pastor First Church, Oakland. California, 1935-1937, Fremont, Nebraska, 1937-1938.

Director public relations Berkeley Baptist Division School, 1938-1939. Pastor First Baptist Church, Long Beach, California, since 1939. President American Baptist Convention.

Member board Southern California Baptist Convention Trustee U. Redlands, Berkeley Baptist Division School, Spanish-American Theological Seminary.

Membership

Mason, Kiwanian.

Connections

Married Itha Anderson, October 3, 1930. Children: James William, Winfield Doyle.

father:
Isaac William Edson

mother:
Margaret Rosamond (Ricker) Edson

spouse:
Itha Anderson

children:
James William Edson

Winfield Doyle Edson