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date: 23 January 2020

Clebsch, William Anthonylocked

(19 July 1923–12 June 1984)
  • Amanda Porterfield


Clebsch, William Anthony (19 July 1923–12 June 1984), church historian, developer of religious studies, and university professor, was born in Clarksville, Tennessee, the son of Alfred Clebsch, an owner of tobacco warehouses, and Julia Wilee. In 1944 he married Betsy Birchfield, a horticulturalist; they had two children....

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