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Rev Cloyd B. Goodnight
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1881
Michigantown
Clinton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1932
Bethany
Brooke County
West Virginia, USA

Ninth President of Bethany College (1919 - 1932)

A graduate of Butler University in 1906, he earned his Master of Arts in 1907 at Butler. In 1919, he was awarded a doctrate of divinity by the University of Pittsburgh. Butler conferred a doctorate of letters (LL.D.) in 1929. He wrote A Century of Achievement, a history of the Disciples of Christ, which was published in 1930. He spent 15 years researching the life of Robert Richardson. The work was completed by Dwight E. Stevenson and published in 1949 as Home to Bethphage: A Biography of Robert Richardson with Goodnight and Stevenson as co-authors.

Before assuming the presidency of Bethany, he pastored Christian churches in Indiana and in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.



 
 
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 Parents:
  John Thomas Goodnight (1857 - 1926)
  Ida M. Goodnight (1858 - 1945)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna L. Hussey Goodnight (1882 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Frances Goodnight (1916 - 1993)*
 
 Sibling:
  Cloyd B. Goodnight (1881 - 1932)
  Oval Alice Goodnight Somsel (1888 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Campbell Cemetery
Bethany
Brooke County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: 356
 
Created by: Margaret
Record added: Jan 03, 2011
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Rev Cloyd B. Goodnight
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 Added: Jun. 26, 2013
 
 
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