Levi Jenkins Coppin papers, 1909-1916.
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Bishop of AME Church; graduate of Protestant Episcopal Divinity (1887); ordained deacon (1879), an elder (1880), and elected bishop (1900) of AME Church. From the description of Levi Jenkins Coppin papers, 1909-1916. (Wilberforce University). WorldCat record id: 70979014 ...
William Tecumseh Vernon was born July 11, 1871, in Lebanon, Missouri to Adam and Margaret Vernon. After receiving his Bachelors degree at Lincoln University, he became a teacher in Bonne Terre, Missouri, and was later, principal of an African American school in Lebanon, Missouri. Vernon was later ordained a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church and earned a D.D. (Doctor Divinatis) at Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio. In 1896, Reverend Vernon began ten ...