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Clergyman , educator

Benjamin D. Weeks, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Weeks, Benjamin D. was born on September 27, 1881 in Auburn, Missouri, United States. Son of John H. and Annie L. (Wilson) Weeks.

Education

Graduate Buchanan College, Troy, Missouri. Student Missouri Valley College, Marshall. Doctor of Divinity, Ottawa U., 1926.

Career

Ordained ministry Baptist Church, 1902. Pastor successively Plattsburg and Monroe City, Missoury, Washington Avenue Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Compton Heights Church, St. Louis, Missouri, and Woodland Park Baptist Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, until 1917. President Bacone (Oklahoma) College, 1917-1941.

General secretary The Clara Barton-Sequoyah Foundation (for Indian education). Superintendent Murrow Indian Orphans’ Home, Bacone, until 1941.

Membership

Mason (32°).

Connections

Married Grace E. Berger, October 26, 1914. 1 son, Roger C.

mother:
Annie L. (Wilson) Weeks