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William Fleming Stevenson (1832 - 1886):
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William Stevenson was born in Strabane, County Tyrone, and was educated at Belfast and Glasgow. In 1860 he was ordained as Presbyterian minister for Rathgar, where a new church was built for him. He travelled extensively as Convenor of Foreign Missions, and in 1882 was appointed Professor of Theology at Edinburgh University. He gained a Doctorate of Divinity and became Senator of the Royal University in 1879. Many of his works on the missions are published. [Biography by Ms Stevenson].

Born: 20 September 1832
Died: 16 September 1886
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