1877-1961

June 28, 1877, Quincy, Michigan.

December 9, 1961, Smithtown, New York.

Smithtown Cemetery, Smithtown, New York.

William was the son of Son of William Foulkes & Harriet Almira Johnson, and husband of Catherine Lamb. He graduated from the College of Emporia, Kansas, in 1897 and went on to the McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, Illinois; he received the Bernadine Orme Smith Fellowship, and studied for a year at New College in Edinburgh, Scotland. He later pastored at Presbyterian churches in Elmira, Illinois; Portland, Oregon; New York City; Cleveland, Ohio; and Newark, New Jersey.

Foulkes also served as General Secretary of the Board of Ministerial Relief and Sustentation (1913-18), as chairman of the New Era Movement, on the General Council of the Presbyterian Church, and as moderator of the General Assembly (1937).

  1. Gird Us, O God, with Humble Might
  2. Take Thou Our Minds, Dear Lord

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