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William Brunner Musselman (1860-1938) was a prominent leader of the Mennonite Brethren in Christ Church in Pennsylvania, was born in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, the son of Jonas and Lucy Musselman. He began to preach in 1883 and in 1886 was ordained by the Pennsylvania Mennonite Brethren in Christ Conference. In 1879 he was married to Mary A. Oberholtzer. To them were born 10 children, 5 boys and 5 girls. He held pastorates at Reading, Bethlehem, and Allentown, PA, and served as presiding elder, member of the executive board of the general conference, and president of the Gospel Worker Society. He was a member of all of the general conferences from 1888 to 1916.

Author(s) J. A Huffman
Date Published 1957

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Huffman, J. A. "Musselman, William Brunner (1860-1938)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 30 Mar 2015.,_William_Brunner_(1860-1938)&oldid=76045.

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Huffman, J. A. (1957). Musselman, William Brunner (1860-1938). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 March 2015, from,_William_Brunner_(1860-1938)&oldid=76045.

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