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Thomas Edward Stokes

Thomas Edward Stokes, American librarian. Named An Outstanding Young Man of America, Johnson City Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1971.

Background

  • Stokes, Thomas Edward was born on October 17, 1942 in Canton, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas Edward and Elsie Mae (Groves) Stokes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Malone College, 1968. Master of Divinity, Emmanuel School Religion, 1974. Master of Library Science, George Peabody College for Teachers, 1974.

    Career

    • With United States Naval Reserve, 1960—1963. Ordained to ministry Christian Church, 1969. Youth minister Calvary Evangelical United Brethren Church, Canton, 1966—1967.

      Resident counselor Malone College, 1967—1969. Student union manager Milligan College, Tennessee, 1969—1974. Chaplain Tennessee Army National Guard, since 1974.

      Library assistant George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, 1974—1975. Library, member faculty Emmanuel School Religion, Johnson City, since 1975, assistant professor, 1979—1981, associate professor bibliography and research, 1981—1989, PROF., since 1989.

    Membership

    Treasurer Chaplaincy Endorsement Commission, Christian Churches and Churches of Christ, Johnson City, since 1976. Scoutmaster Boy Scouts America. Member of American Library Association, Disciples Christ History Society, Tennessee Theological Library.

    Association (vice president president-elect 1982-1985, president 1985-1987), American Theological Library. Association, Johnson City Optimist Club 1979-1982, (secretary-treasurer 1982-1983).

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Ann Wise, August 19, 1967. Children: Andrew Thomas, Ian Philip.
    • father: Thomas Edward Stokes
    • mother: Elsie Mae (Groves) Stokes
    • spouse: Barbara Ann Wise
    • children: Andrew Thomas Stokes
    • Ian Philip Stokes
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    Born October 17, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Malone College
    • 1974
      Emmanuel School Religion
    • 1974
      George Peabody College for Teachers
    • 1960 - 1963
      With United States Naval Reserve
    • 1966 - 1967
      youth minister Calvary Evangelical United Brethren Church
      Canton, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1967 - 1969
      resident, counselor Malone College
    • 1969 - 1974
      student union manager, Milligan College
      Tennessee, United States
    • 1969
      ordained to ministry Christian Church
    • 1974 - 1975
      library assistant, George Peabody College for Teachers
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1974
      chaplain Tennessee Army National Guard
    • 1989
      library
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