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Charles Richard Nisbet

Clergyman

Charles Richard Nisbet, American clergyman. Member Christian Ministers’ Association of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (president), Chi Phi.; Mason, Knights of Pythias.

Background

Nisbet, Charles Richard was born on July 24, 1871 in Macon, Georgia, United States. Son of James Taylor and Mary Seymour (Wingfield) Nisbet.

Education

Preparatory education, high school (Atlanta, Georgia.) and Moreland Park Military Academy. Student of University of Georgia. Admitted to Georgia bar, 1894.

Student Princeton Theological Seminary, 1895-1896, 1897-1898. Doctor of Divinity, Southwestern Presbyterian U., Clarksville, Tennessee (now at Memphis), 1909.

Career

Began preaching at Bainbridge, Georgia, 1898, later at Kirkwood, Georgia. Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1898. Pastor successively Westminster Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, Woodland Street Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee, and Trinity Presbyterian Church, St. Louis, until 1911, Central Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missoury, 1911-1927, Caldwell Memorial Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, since 1927.

President Council of Churches Greater Kansas City, 1926-1927. Trustee Synodical College, Fulton, Missouri (president of the board). Trustee Davidson College, Queens College.

Membership

Member Christian Ministers’ Association of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (president), Chi Phi. Mason, Knights of Pythias. Clubs: Goodfellows, Charlotte Country, Mission Hills Golf and Country.

Connections

Married Ola May Jones, February 15, 1899 (died July 19, 1929).; married second, Mistress. Children: Mary Elizabeth (Mistress Samuel Clinton Marty), Charles Richard.

father:
James Taylor Nisbet

mother:
Mary Seymour (Wingfield) Nisbet

spouse:
Ola May Jones

spouse:
Mistress

child:
Mary Elizabeth Nisbet (Mistress Samuel Clinton Marty)

child:
Charles Richard Nisbet