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Morrison, J. Elmor
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J. Elmor Morrison (1896–1965) was born in Manitoba, Canada. He and his father, James Morrison, were farmers in Kingston, Ontario. His mother was a Pentecostal and Elmor was a member of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC). He was called for duty in the Canadian army during WWI but was imprisoned in Kingston Penitentiary for being a conscientious objector at 21 years of age. He served part of his imprisonment in solitary confinement where he studied the Bible, which became his theological training. He was a pastor of Pentecostal Faith Mission in St Catherines, …

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Au, Connie, “Morrison, J. Elmor”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 06 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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