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Clergyman

Alfred Franklin Smith, American clergyman. Member General Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1930; member Methodist Ecumenical Conference, 1931.; Member World Confs., Oxford and Edinburgh, 1937.; Member S.A.R., Chi Phi.

Background

Smith, Alfred Franklin was born on March 28, 1869 in Charleston, Missouri, United States. Son of James Washington and Martha Alberta (English) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Central College, Fayette, Missouri, 1891, Doctor of Divinity, 1912. Studied Vanderbilt University, 1891-1892. Doctor of Letters, Birmingham Southern College, 1929.

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1892. Pastor Centralia, Missouri, 1892-1893, Montgomery, 1893-1896, Moberly, 1896-1898, Hannibal, 1898-1901, Kirkwood, 1901-1903. President Central College for Women, Lexington, Missouri, 1903-1908.

Pastor Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1908-1910, Galloway Memorial Church, Jackson, Mississippi, 1910-1913, St. Paul’s Church, St. Louis, Missouri, 1914-1917, Centenary Church, St. Louis, 1917-1918. Editor St. Louis Christian Advocate, November 1918-September 1921. Chaplain Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, 1921-1923.

Editor Christian Advocate, Nashville, 1923-1932. Book editor and publishing agent, July since 1932.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Talking with God.

Membership

Member General Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1930. Member Methodist Ecumenical Conference, 1931. Member World Confs., Oxford and Edinburgh, 1937.

Member S.A.R., Chi Phi. Clubs: Round Table, Belle Meade Country.

Connections

Married Lucy Maude Cunningham, of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, September 20, 1893. Children: Lucy Hortense (Mistress Amos Mansfield Kidder, deceased), Mildred K. (Mistress Archibald C. Loud, deceased).

father:
James Washington Smith

mother:
Martha Alberta (English) Smith

spouse:
Lucy Maude Cunningham

child:
Mildred K. (Mistress Archibald C. Loud Smith

child:
Lucy Hortense (Mistress Amos Mansfield Kidder Smith

child:
deceased) Smith