Joseph Bartholomew Mullin Papers
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- 1949 - 2009
- Mullin Papers, Joseph B. (Person)
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Mullin married Elizabeth (Betty) Duncan in 1953 and they had three children. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri in 1949 and earned his Master of Divinity from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in 1952. Following his study in Louisville, Mullin accepted his first pastorate at Glencliff Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee where he stayed until 1954. Between 1959 and 1969 Mullin served as pastor in two other churches: First Presbyterian Church in Paducah, Kentucky, and Harvey Browne Memorial Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky.
In 1969, Mullin enrolled in Princeton Theological Seminary where he earned a Master of Theology. Following his studies at Princeton and a mission trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mullin moved to Greensboro, North Carolina to become pastor of First Presbyterian Church. Mullin served as First Presbyterian's pastor from 1971 until his retirement in 1988. While serving as pastor and after retirement, Mullin was active in the Greensboro community as a philanthropist, fundraiser, and board member for numerous organizations and colleges.
2.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
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The Joseph B. Mullin Papers date from 1949 to 2009 and contain awards, biographical material, books, clippings, correspondence, degrees, a journal, photographs, postcards, programs, publications, memoirs, sermons, and speeches.
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