Arthur S. Winsor

The following is a revision of an entry which I wrote for the fifth volume of the Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1994.

Winsor, Arthur S.0002WINSOR, ARTHUR S. (1905-2005). Clergyman. Born Triton. Married Phoebe Palmer Bishop of Bay Roberts. At 18 years of age, Winsor moved to Corner Brook. Raised in The Salvation Army, in 1926 he experienced religious conversion at “The Ark,” the Pentecostal meeting-house founded by Charles L. March (1869-1932) and Herbert Eddy (1883-1959) at Humbermouth. Soon after, Winsor became a pastor with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland. Largely through the efforts of Winsor, William Gillett (1906-77) and Thomas P. Mitchell (1900-80), churches were established in several western and central Newfoundland communities. From 1963 to 1982, Winsor was the first Chaplain for Institutions for the denomination. He wrote about his early life in a series, “Things…Seen and Heard,” published in Good Tidings, the official publication of the denomination.

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