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George Grimes Beazley

George Grimes Beazley, American clergyman, church organization official. Member Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, American School Oriental Research (associate), N. American Academy Ecumenists, Society Kentucky Colonels, Theta Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Beazley, George Grimes was born on February 13, 1914 in Danville, Kentucky, United States. Son of George Grimes and Hettie Page (Miller) Beazley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Centre College of Kentucky, 1935, Doctor of Divinity, 1965. Bachelor of Divinity, College of Bible, 1938. Postgraduate University of Chicago, U. Missouri, Union Theological Seminary.

      Doctor of Divinity, Culver-Stockton College, 1964.

    Career

    • Ordained to ministry Christian Church, 1938. Pastor in Richmond, Missouri, 1938-1947, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1947-1960. President Council on Christian Unity, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Indianapolis, from 1960.

      Delaware 3d assembly World Council Churches, 1961, delegate 4th assembly, 1968, member faith and order commission, since 1962. Secretary committee, from 1968. Delegate 4th World Conference Faith and Order, 1963.

      Member general board National Council Churches, from 1961, advising committee faith and order, from 1962, secretary Unity Commission Christian Church, from 1961, member central commission on restructure Disciples, from 1961. Secretary Consultation on Church Union, 1966-1968, vice chairman, then chairman, 1968-1971. Elder Northwood Christian Church, Indianapolis, Indiana Board directors Ecumenical Institute, Chateau de Bossey, from 1961.

    Membership

    Member Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, American School Oriental Research (associate), N. American Academy Ecumenists, Society Kentucky Colonels, Theta Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Charlotte Strother Holman, June 24, 1939.
    • father: George Grimes Beazley
    • mother: Hettie Page (Miller) Beazley
    • spouse: Charlotte Strother Holman
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    Born February 13, 1914
    Died October, 1973
    (aged 59)
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