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Baker James Cauthen

Baker James Cauthen, American clergyman.


  • Cauthen, Baker James was born on December 20, 1909 in Huntsville, Texas, United States. Son of James S. and Maude (Baker) Cauthen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Stephen F. Austin College, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1929. Master of Arts, Baylor University, 1930, Doctor of Divinity, 1945. Master of Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1933, Doctor of Theology, 1936.


    • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1927. Pastor Polytechnic Baptist Church, Fort Worth, 1933-1939. Professor missions Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, 1935-1939.

      Missionary Foreign Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, 1939-1945, secretary for the Orient, 1945-1953, executive secretary, 1954-1979, executive director, to 1979. Retired, 1979; teacher missions Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1980-1984. Home: Richmond, Va.


    • Married Eloise Glass, May 20, 1934. Children: Carolyn, Cauthen Mathews, Ralph.
    • father: James S. Cauthen
    • mother: Maude (Baker) Cauthen
    • spouse: Eloise Glass
    • children: Carolyn Cauthen
    • Cauthen Mathews Cauthen
    • Ralph Cauthen
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    Born December 20, 1909