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Clergyman , educator

Charles Thomas Ball, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Ball, Charles Thomas was born on February 3, 1866 in Oxford, North Carolina, United States. Son of William and Elizabeth (Adams) Ball.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wake Forest (North Carolina) College, 1898. Th.M, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1903. Doctor of Laws, University of Arlington, Fort Worth, Texas, 1939.

Career

Dean Bible Department, Simmons College (now Simmons U.), Abilene, Texas, 1903-1911. Professor comparative religion and missions, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1911-1919. General secretary Baptist Student Missionary Movement, 1912-1919.

Executive secretary American Christian Student Union, 1921. Pastor Wisinoming Baptist Church, Philadelphia, 1921-1925. President Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1925-1926.

President Eastern University, 1926-1935, University of Arlington since 1935. Organized and 1st president Bible Testimony.

Connections

Married Mary Agnes Peterson, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, November 30, 1897. Children: Charles Edward, Marie Elizabeth (deceased).

father:
William Ball

mother:
Elizabeth (Adams) Ball

spouse:
Mary Agnes Peterson

child:
Charles Edward Ball

child:
Marie Elizabeth Ball (deceased)