Biederwolf, William E. (William Edward), 1867-1939

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Pastor and evangelist; born in 1867, the seventh son of German immigrants; received B.A. and M.A. degrees from Princeton University; was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1897; served as a chaplain in the Spanish American War in 1898; assisted in the evangelistic campaigns of B. Fay Mills and J. Wilbur Chapman and then began to hold his own meetings; began the Family Altar League; served as director of the Winona Lake Bible Conference and the Winona Lake School of Theology; died on September 10, 1939.

From the description of Papers of William E. Biederwolf, 1884-1922. (Wheaton College). WorldCat record id: 26448978

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Paul Rader collection, 1899-1996. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
referencedIn Asher, Virginia Healey, 1869-1937. Papers of Virginia Healey Asher, 1903-1941. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
referencedIn Longino, Frances R. Oral history interview with Frances R. Longino, 1980. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
referencedIn Case, Edna. Oral history interview with Edna Case, 1981. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
creatorOf Biederwolf, William E. (William Edward), 1867-1939. Papers of William E. Biederwolf, 1884-1922. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
referencedIn Bowen, Clayton Raymond, 1877-1934. Papers, 1889-1994. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Huffman, John A., 1912-2004. Papers of John A. Huffman, 1934-1979, 1988, n.d. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
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associatedWith Alexander, Charles McCallon. person
associatedWith Asher, Virginia Healey, 1869-1937. person
correspondedWith Bowen, Clayton Raymond, 1877-1934 person
associatedWith Case, Edna. person
associatedWith Chapman, J. Wilbur (John Wilbur), 1859-1918. person
associatedWith Huffman, John A., 1912-2004. person
associatedWith Kansas Forward Campaign. corporateBody
associatedWith Longino, Frances R. person
associatedWith Men and Religion Forward Movement. corporateBody
associatedWith Mills, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Fay), 1857-1916. person
associatedWith Prohibition Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Smith, Gipsy, 1860-1947. person
associatedWith Stough, Henry Wellington. person
associatedWith Sunday, Billy, 1862-1935. person
associatedWith Trotter, Melvin E. (Melvin Earnest), 1870-1940. person
associatedWith Winona Assembly. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Indiana--Winona Lake
Sermons, American
Discipling (Christianity)
Spanish--American War, 1898
Cities and towns
Motion pictures--Moral and ethical aspects
Evangelistic work
City missions
Church and social problems
Church and state
Evangelistic sermons


Birth 1867-09-29

Death 1939-09-03



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SNAC ID: 52293087