Richard Pyke (1873-1965)
Richard Pyke was born at Sampford Courtney, Devon. He was educated at Shebbear College and entered the Bible Christian ministry in 1894. He served as President of the United Methodist Conference in 1927 and was a governor of Shebbear College for seven years from 1915.
Source: Oliver Beckerlegge, United Methodist Ministers and their Circuits 1797-1932 (1968)