Arthur Merriman Freeman, American clergyman. Member Southern Interracial Commission; Member Tau Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason.
Freeman, Arthur Merriman was born on November 7, 1881 in Gadsden, Alabama, United States. Son of John W. and Mary A. (Melver) Freeman.
Bachelor of Arts, Birmingham-Southern College, 1907, Doctor of Divinity, 1927. Bachelor of Divinity, Vanderbilt University, 1911. Student of University of Chicago, 1910, 18, 27, Columbia, 1929.
Teacher in normal schools, 1907-1908. Ordained to ministry, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1913. Pastor First Mechanical Engineering Churches at Gadsden, Talladega, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa and Florence, Alabama, 1920-1934.
Pastor Norwood, Birmingham, 1934-1939. Pastor First Methodist Church, Monroe, Louisiana, 1939-1942. District superintendent Shreveport District, 1942-1948.
Pastor 1st Methodist Church, Homer, Louisiana, 1948-1950, Ponchatoula, Louisiana, from 1950. Chairman Louisiana Conference World Service and Finance Commission from 1948. Vice chairman Louisiana Moral and Civic Foundation, from 1942.
Member Southern Interracial Commission. Member Tau Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Dora Newell, June 30, 1915. Children: Arthur Merriman, Miriam.