Elected to a two-year term as president of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.: Bishop William C. (for Clyde) Martin, of Dallas.

Background: Born at Randolph, Tenn. on July 28, 1893, the son of a timber contractor. His mother died when he was young, and he spent most of his early years on his grandfather's farm in western Tennessee. Educated at the University of Arkansas and Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. (B.A. 1918). Served overseas in World War I as an Army Medical Corpsman. After studying in Scotland...

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