Philip Sidney Watters

WATTERS, Philip Sidney. b. Dobbs Ferry, New York, 4 February 1890; d. Hackettstown, New Jersey, 23 September 1972. He was a Methodist minister and administrator, the son of Philip Melancthon Watters (1860–1926), also a Methodist minister, and Hyla Ada Stowell Watters (1862–1932), a teacher. His father was president of Gammon Theological Seminary in Atlanta from 1915 to 1924; his elder sister, Florence Ada Watters Schultz (1888–1980), was a missionary to India and Pakistan; and his younger sister, Hyla Stowell Watters (1893–1987), was a surgeon and a missionary to China and Liberia.  Watters earned degrees from Princeton University (BA, 1910), Drew Theological Seminary (BD, 1913), and New...

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