Sunday, October 25, 2009

George Thomas Pinches

Pinches, George Thomas.  Evangelist and Bible Teacher; born Much Wenlock, England, Sept 30, 1878, son of William Pinches and Martha Page; educated Foundational Edn., England; Pimitive Methodist College, Rhode Island; Des Moines College, Des Moines; Oskaloosa College, BD 1918.  Married Naoma Isabel White, June 26, 1913, Jerome.  1904 came to US; ext traveler, evangelist and bible teacher; has had six preaching tours in British Isles; author 8 years Weekly Sunday School Lesson published in Centerville Iowegian; Chris. Brethren Church; hobby - his work; office and residence 500 S. 15th., Centerville.
Transcribed from The Iowa Press Association's Who's Who in Iowa:  A Biographical Record of Iowa's Leaders in Business, Professional and Public Life [Des Moines: The Iowa Press Association, 1940], page 61.  The editor sincerely appreciates the contribution of this biography to The Jerome Journal by Mona Knight, Coordinator of the IAGenWeb Appanoose County web site.

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