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 Alvin Marion “A. M.” Morris

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Alvin Marion “A. M.” Morris

Birth
Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Death 9 Jan 1940 (aged 78)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Lot 716, Pinecrest Addition
Memorial ID 43739310 View Source
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Gospel preacher who is listed in Ligon's Portraiture of Preachers in 1899.

He taught Bible in a school in Hale, MO. Corresponding editor of Octographic Review, 1899.

Alvin Marion Morris (1861-1940) baptized Daniel Austen Sommer and his brother Chester on the same day in 1894.

A. M. Morris wrote several books including: "Evolution and Progression," "Lessons for the Masses," and his best known book "The Prophecies Unveiled or Prophecy, A Divine System" which was published in 1914 (by The Courier Press, Winfield, Kansas) and then republished by Old Paths Book Club in 1952. Morris also served at the editor of a religious paper titled, "Peoples Bible Advocate" which was published from 15 Aug 1924 until 1 February 1940. When Morris died his paper also died. Morris spent his last years in Long Beach and published his paper from that city. --Terry J. Gardner

The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune › 10 January 1940 ...Alvin Marion Morris, 78, brother of Mrs. Frank Hoyt of this city, died at Lakeside Hospital in Kansas City Tuesday. Mrs. Hoyt and her daughter, Joan.

"Alvin M. Morris did not die at his home in California. At the time of his death, he was engaged in a Bible Reading at the Van Brunt Blvd. Church of Christ in Kansas City, MO. The study had been a "protracted meeting" and he had been in the city for two months." "The Church of Christ no longer exists in Hale, but in the early part of the 1900's it was a thriving and active congregation, hosting Bible Studies by A. M. Morris, Daniel Sommer, D. Austen Sommer, E. M. Zerr, and many other noted evangelists." --via Jerry R. Stephens


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