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Pastor William Warren Landrum

      Dr. W. W. Landrum, pastor of the Baptist Church, Russellville, Kentucky, died Sunday, January 24, 1926, at the age of seventy-one years. William Warren Landrum was born in Macon, Georgia, January 18, 1855. He attended Mercer University, and was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R. I., and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Landrum was ordained to the ministry in 1874, and his early pastorates were in Shreveport, Louisiana; Augusta, Georgia, and Second, Richmond, Va. He was pastor of the First Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia, 1897-1907; Broadway Baptist Church, Louisville 1908-1919, and pastor of the First Baptist Church, Russellville, Kentucky, and Professor of Philosophy and Church History in Bethel College from 1919 until his death. He was survived by this wife, Mrs. Charlotte Baylor Landrum, who followed him in death July 21, 1940, and was buried by his side in Maple Grove Cemetery, Russellville, Kentucky.


[From Masters, Frank M., The History of Baptists in Kentucky, 1953, p. 507. Scanned and formatted by Jim Duvall.]

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