Dr. William Forney Hovis of the Methodist Episcopal Church (1872-1860)
William Forney Hovis was born in 1872 in Wesley, Pennsylvania. He married Aimee Parry in 1902 and pastured in Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, and Minnosota. He retired in 1938 to devote himself to his writing. After the death of his first wife he remarried Ina Mosiman and had children Willliam Jr (1914) and Keith (1916). He died in 1960 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Hovis published numerous works from an early date in his ministry. Some titles are: