Francis Waters

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Francis G. Waters, D.D., LL.D., (January 17, 1792 – April 23, 1868) was a methodist minister from Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., and a founding member of the Methodist Protestant Church. He was elected as the first president of the church on November 2, 1830,[1] and presided over the general convention, in which the church's constitution was adopted.[2] From 1849–1853 Waters served as the second principal of Baltimore City College. He also served twice as the president of Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland.[3]

Academic offices
Preceded by
Gerard E. Stack
President of Washington College
Succeeded by
Timothy Clowes
Preceded by
Dr. Nathan C. Brooks
Principal of Baltimore City College
Succeeded by
John A. Getty
Preceded by
Richard W. Ringgold
President of Washington College
Succeeded by
Andrew J. Sutton


  1. ^ Lee, James W., Naphtali Luccock, and James Main Dixon (1900). The Illustrated History of Methodism. St. Louis: The Methodist Magazine Publishing Co. p. 470. Retrieved 2007-11-16. 
  2. ^ M'Clintock, John and James Strong (1890). Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature. New York: Harper & Brothers. p. 186. Retrieved 2007-11-16. 
  3. ^ Steiner, Bernard C. (1891). The History of University Education in Maryland. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press. pp. 11–12. Retrieved 2007-11-16.