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Herbert Brook Workman (1862-1951)

Herbert Brook Workman was born in London. He was educated at Kingswood School and Owen's College, Manchester, and entered the Wesleyan ministry in 1885. Workman served as a Circuit minister in England and Scotland until 1903 when he was appointed Principal of Westminster College. He was elected President of the Wesleyan Conference in 1930.

A distinguished historian, Workman was Cole Lecturer at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee in 1916 and temporary professor of Methodist Church history at the University of Chiacgo in 1927. He published extensively in the field of Medieval Church history as well as Methodism.

Source: Encyclopedia of World Methodism (1974)

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