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Henry Clay Niles

Henry Clay Niles, American educator. Member Society Biblical Literature.


  • Niles, Henry Clay was born on March 26, 1920 in Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States. Son of Jason Adams and Myrtis (Gilliland) Niles.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Mississippi College, 1941. Bachelor of Divinity, Columbia Seminary, 1944. School of Theology and Ministry, Harvard, 1948, Doctor of Philosophy., 1951.


    • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1944. Pastor Livingston (Alabama) Presbyterian Church, 1944-1947, Montevallo (Alabama) Presbyterian Church, 1951-1952. Assistant professor Bible and religion, director chapel Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, 1952-1963, from associate professor to Daniel Shaw Gage professor, 1963-1975.

      Chairman Joint department religion Westminster College and William Woods College, 1969-1973. Study grantee Society for Religion in Higher Education, 1966-1967. Churchill fellowship.


    Member Society Biblical Literature.


    • Married Jean Isabel MacKenzie, June 24, 1950. Children: Henry Clay III, Naomi Lee, John MacKenzie.
    • father: Jason Adams Niles
    • mother: Myrtis (Gilliland) Niles
    • spouse: Jean Isabel MacKenzie
    • children: Henry Clay III Niles
    • Naomi Lee Niles
    • John MacKenzie Niles
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    Died September 5, 1975
    (aged 55)