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James Dudley Sistrunk

James Dudley Sistrunk, American educator, clergyman, librarian. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1940-1945. Member American Library Association, Southeastern, North Carolina library associations, American Theological Library Association Clubs: Lion (director, membership chairman president).

Background

  • Sistrunk, James Dudley was born on August 13, 1919 in Jayess, Mississippi, United States. Son of James Cannon and Amelia Frances (Smith).

  • Education

    • Student, Louisiana State University, 1946. Student, Clarke Memorial College, 1952. Bachelor, Baylor University, 1954.

      Bachelor of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1957. Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1972. Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, North Texas State University, 1959.

      Postgraduate, University North Carolina, 1960.

    Career

    • With Interstate Oil Pipe Line Company, Natchez, Mississippi, 1946-1951. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1952. Pastor Belfalls (Texas) Baptist Church, 1952-1954, Fairview Baptist Church, Valley Mills, Texas, 1955-1957, Tolarsville Baptist Church, North Carolina, 1969-1982.

      Circulation librarian Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1957-1959. Administrative librarian Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1959-1964. Librarian, member faculty Campbell University, Buies Creek, North Carolina, 1964-1985, professor.

      Retired, 1985

      Member Harnett County Public Library Board.

    Works

    • Author: The History of Carrie Rich Memorial Library from 1887 to 1966.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Air Force, 1940-1945. Member American Library Association, Southeastern, North Carolina library associations, American Theological Library Association Clubs: Lion (director, membership chairman president).

    Connections

    • Son of; married Helen Anna Wilson, December 19, 1942. Children: James Dudley, Richard Stanley.
    • father: James Cannon Son
    • mother: Amelia Frances (Smith) Son
    • spouse: Helen Anna Wilson
    • children: James Dudley Sistrunk
    • Richard Stanley Sistrunk
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    Born August 13, 1919
    Nationality
    • 1946
      Louisiana State University
    • 1952
      Clarke Memorial College
    • 1954
      Baylor University
    • 1957
      Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • 1972
      Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • 1959
      North Texas State University
    • 1960
      University North Carolina
    • 1946 - 1951
      With Interstate Oil Pipe Line Company
      Natchez, Mississippi, United States
    • 1952
      ordained to ministry Baptist Church
    • 1952 - 1954
      pastor Belfalls (Texas) Baptist Church
    • 1955 - 1957
      pastor Belfalls (Texas) Baptist Church
      Valley Mills, Texas, United States
    • 1957 - 1959
      circulation librarian Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • 1959 - 1964
      administrative librarian Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • 1969 - 1982
      pastor Belfalls (Texas) Baptist Church
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1985
      retired
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