Morgantown in Butler County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Bishop John Monroe Moore
Born Jan. 27, 1867, two miles NE of here. Educated in local schools. B. A. from National Normal Univ., Ohio. He taught school for 6 years. Studied in Germany and earned a Ph.D. from Yale in 1895. Began ministry in Methodist Episcopal South. Managing Editor of Christian Advocate, Nashville, TN., 1906-09. Elected bishop in 1918. Over
Pastor of First Methodist Church, Dallas, TX. A founder of Southern Methodist Univ. and Perkins School of Theology. Board of Trustees of SMU, 1922-39; Chairman of Board, 1932-38. One of three presiding bishops at Uniting Conference of American Methodist Churches representing MECS. He delivered uniting address. Married in March 1901. Died June 30, 1948. Over
Erected 2012 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2379.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 13.538′ N, 86° 40.981′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, Kentucky, in Butler County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Main Street and East Ohio Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maurice Hudson Thatcher (1870-1973) (a few steps from this marker); Morgantown / Daniel Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Andrew Graff Hamilton (within shouting distance of this marker); County Named, 1810 (within shouting distance of this marker); William S. Taylor (1853-1928) (within shouting distance of this marker); Granville Allen (approx. 1½ miles away); Birthplace of Hines (approx. 3.8 miles away); Little Muddy Community (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on John Moore (Methodist bishop). (Submitted on September 18, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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