Kenneth William May (1902-63)
Kenneth William May was born in Cornwall, the son of the Methodist New Connexion minister Matthew May. He was educated at Bath Grammar School and trained for the United Methodist ministry at Victoria Park. He served as a missionary in China from 1925 to 1948 and was Chairman of the Southwest China District for eight years. May was the founder of the District Preachers' Training Institute where students from several races were educated together.
After his return to England, he served as a circuit minister until his death, which occurred suddenly while he was stationed in the Stow Circuit.
Source: Minutes of Conference 1960