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Hugh Dale Pickett

Hugh Dale Pickett, American clergyman. Member Baptist Young People’s Union of America (vice president 1926-1927), American Baptist Convention (member of ministers council,; Member Lambda Chi Alpha.

Background

  • Pickett, Hugh Dale was born on December 14, 1900 in Moundsville, West Virginia, United States. Son of Edwin Courtland and Adaline Belle (MacCarriher) Pickett.

  • Education

    • Student Broaddus Junior College, Philippi, West Virginia, 1919-1921. Bachelor of Arts, Denison University, 1923. Master of Theology Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1927.

      Doctor of Divinity, Alderson-Broaddus College, 1942.

    Career

    • Ordained to ministry of the Baptist Church, May 8, 1925. Director youth work, West Virginia Baptist Convention, headquarters, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1923-1927. Professor religious education, dean of men, Broaddus College, Philippi, W. Virginia, 1927-1929, president Alderson-Broaddus College, 1933-1936, chairman of the executive committee, since 1938, also trustee.

      Minister 1st Baptist Church, Fairmont, West Virginia, 1929-1940. Executive secretary, director of promotion, W. Virginia Baptist Convention, Parkersburg, since 1940. Editor The West Virginia Baptist since 1940.

      Trustee Storer College, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Dean of State Boys’ Camping Program since 1930.

    Works

    • Contributor religious mags. New library building at Alderson-Broaddus named Hugh D. Pickett Library.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Baptist Young People’s Union of America (vice president 1926-1927), American Baptist Convention (member of ministers council. Member Lambda Chi Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Edna Thelma Petit, June 30, 1927. Children: Hugh Dale, Rachel Annual.
    • father: Edwin Courtland Pickett
    • mother: Adaline Belle (MacCarriher) Pickett
    • spouse: Edna Thelma Petit
    • children: Hugh Dale Pickett
    • Rachel Ann Pickett
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    Died August 23, 1957
    (aged 56)
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