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Batsell Barrett Baxter

educator , minister

Batsell Barrett Baxter, American educator, minister. Member Southern Speech Association (president 1951), Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis.

Background

Baxter, Batsell Barrett was born on September 23, 1916 in Cordell, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Batsell and Frances Fay (Scott) Baxter.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Abilene Christian College, 1937, Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), 1979. Master of Arts, University Southern California, 1938, Doctor of Philosophy., 1944. Bachelor of Divinity, Vanderbilt University, 1957.

Career

Professor speech George Pepperdine College, 1938-1945. Professor speech, department chairman David Lipscomb College, 1945-1954, chairman Bible department, from 1957. Minister Hillsboro Church, Nashville, 1951-1980.

Speaker on nat. Herald of Truth (radio and television religious programs), from 1960.

Membership

Member Southern Speech Association (president 1951), Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis.

Connections

Married Mavis Wanda Roberts, December 22, 1938. Children: Barrett Scott, Richard Alan, John Douglas.

father:
Batsell Baxter

mother:
Frances Fay (Scott) Baxter

spouse:
Mavis Wanda Roberts

children:
Barrett Scott Baxter

Richard Alan Baxter

John Douglas Baxter