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Carter Helm Jones was an American clergyman. Member S.A.R., Phi Delta Theta.


Jones, Carter Helm was born on November 30, 1861 in Nelson County, Virginia, United States. Son of John William (Doctor of Divinity) and Judith Page (Helm) J.


Descendant of Carter Braxton, signer Declaration of Independence. Richmond College; special course, University of Virginia. Graduate Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1885.

Doctor of Divinity, Washington and Lee, 1894, Baylor, 1909, Denison, 1916.


Ordained Baptist ministry, 1884. Pastor New Castle and Burk’s Branch chs., Kentucky, 1884-1885, Mechanicsville and Berea Churches, Virginia, 1885-1886, 1st Church, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1886-1889, 1st Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1889-1893, McFerran Memorial Church, Louisville, Kentucky, 1893-1897, Broadway Church, Louisville, 1897-1907, 1st Church, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1907-1908, 1st Church, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1908-1912, 1st Church, Seattle, Washington, 1912-1918, 1st Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1918-1924, Second Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia., 1924-1928, St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans, 1928-1930, First Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 1930-1936, Williamsburg (Virginia) Baptist Church, 1936-1941. Widely known as lecturer, commencement orator, etc.

President American Baptist Foreign Mission Society, 1912-1915. Vice president American Religious Ednl. Association, 1908-1909.

Convention preacher Southern Baptist Convention, Birmingham, Alabama, 1891, Northern Baptist Convention, Los Angeles, 1915. Trustee Crozer Baptist Theological Seminary. Special commissioner Northern Baptist Convention to Czechoslovakia, 1922.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Prophetic “Patriotism, 1940.


Member S.A.R., Phi Delta Theta. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner). Clubs: Rotary, Round Table (New Orleans).


Married Anne M. McCown, April.; married second, Mistress. Children: Catherine Page (Mistress J. G. Low), Carter Brooke.

John William Jones

Anne M. McCown


Catherine Page Jones (Mistress J. G. Low)

Carter Brooke Jones