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Arthur Upshaw Boone Edit Profile

Clergyman

Arthur Upshaw Boone, American clergyman.

Background

Boone, Arthur Upshaw was born on September 7, 1860 in Elkton, Kentucky, United States. Son of Higgason Grubbs and Martha Maria (Edwards) Boone.

Education

Public schools and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. Doctor of Divinity, Union U., Jackson, Tennessee, 1900.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1887. Pastor, Elkton, Leitchfield and Smith’s Grove, Kentucky, 1887-1891, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1891-1898, 1st Church, Memphis, Tennessee, 1898-1930. Interim pastor First Baptist Church, Tulsa and Shawnee, Oklahoma, and Nashville, Tennessee, Shelbyville, Tennessee, Montgomery, Alabama, Tampa, Florida, 1931.

Pastor Baptist Memorial Hospital since January 1937. President Tennessee Baptist Convention, 1903-1909. Trustee Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Director Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis. Trustee Union U., Tennessee, 1900-1910. Home: 41 N. Bellevue, Memphis Tennessee‡.

Connections

Married Eddie B. Cooke, April.; married second, Ida McIntosh, June 9, 1927. Children: William Cooke, Martha Maria (Mistress Frank Hartwell Leavell).

father:
Higgason Grubbs Boone

mother:
Martha Maria (Edwards) Boone

spouse:
Eddie B. Cooke

spouse:
Ida McIntosh

child:
William Cooke Boone

child:
Martha Maria Boone (Mistress Frank Hartwell Leavell)