FRAZER, WILLIAM HENRY, 1873-1953

Presbyterian minister, college president. Born– September 16, 1873, LaFayette. Parents– John Alexander and Nancy Emiline (Abernathy) Frazer. Married– Sarah Winnie Jones, October 25, 1899. Children– Three. Education– Southwestern Presbyterian University, A.B., 1897; Union Theological Seminary, B.D., 1899. ¬†Ordained a Presbyterian minister, 1899. Served churches in Atlanta and Macon, Ga.; Anderson, S.C. President of Belhaven College, 1917-1920; Queen’s College in Charlotte, 1921-1939; pastor in Pineville, N.C., 1939-1947. Retired 1947; served as supply minister at various churches, including Government Street Presbyterian Church, Mobile. Member of the Masons and the Kiwanis Club; popular speaker for Kiwanis International.. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Presbyterian College (SC), 1909; ¬†Davidson College, honorary LL. D., 1926; Southwestern Presbyterian University, LL. D., 1937. Died June 19,1953.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 3.

Publication(s):

Bible Notes for Bible Students. Charlotte, N.C.; Presbyterian Standard Publishing Co., 1924.

Challenging Mantles; a Series of Chapel Talks. Charlotte, N.C.; Queen City Printing Co., 1926.

Fireside Musings of “Uncle” Rastus and “Aunt” Randy. Charlotte, N.C.; The Murrill Press, 1925.

The Possumist and Other Stories. Charlotte, N.C.; The Murrill Press, 1924.