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Clergyman , educator

Benjamin Andrew Copass, American clergyman, educator. Member Texas History Society, Phi Gamma Delta.; Mason.

Background

Copass, Benjamin Andrew was born on May 29, 1865 in Clementsville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Charles Wesley and Lucinda (Bowman) Copass.

Education

Educated Willette (Tennessee) Academy. Bachelor of Arts, Bethel College, Russellville, Kentucky, 1890, Master of Arts, 1893, Doctor of Divinity, 1898. Studied Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1891-1894, University of Chicago, 1919.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1889. Pastor Clinton, Kentucky, 1894-1896, Los Angeles, California, 1896-1898, Marksbury, Kentucky, 1898-1901, Waxahachie, 1901-1906, San Marcos, 1906-1912, Denton, 1912-1913. Assistant secretary Executive Board Baptist General Convention of Texas, 1914-1918.

Professor O.T. interpretation, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, since 1918.

Membership

Member Texas History Society, Phi Gamma Delta.

Connections

Married Cloantha Williams, May 29, 1894 (died November 1902).; married second, Crickett Keys, September 12, 1904. Children: Cloantha, Benjamin A., Charles Williams (deceased), Lucile.

father:
Charles Wesley Copass

mother:
Lucinda (Bowman) Copass

spouse:
Cloantha Williams

spouse:
Crickett Keys

child:
Cloantha Copass

child:
Benjamin A. Copass

child:
Charles Williams Copass (deceased)

child:
Lucile Copass