Colby Dixon Hall Edit Profile
Student Academy and College Add-Ran U. (now Texas Christian U.), 1896-1899. Bachelor of Arts, Transylvania U., Kentucky, 1902, also diploma from its Bible College. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1904.
Student same university, 1916. Doctor of Laws, from Transylvania University, 1935. Doctor of Divinity, Texas Christian University, 1951.
Ordained ministry Disciples of Christ, 1898. Pastor Hillsboro, Texas, 1904-1906. Educational secretary Texas Christian U., 1906-1909.
Pastor Waco, Texas, 1909-1912. Became professor of English Bible, Texas Christian University, 1912, dean of 1912, dean Brite College of the Bible, 1914-1947, dean of the university, 1920-1943, professor church history, 1928-1950, dean emeritus ad interim teaching and writing. President Texas Christian Endeavor Union 1905-1909.
Chairman of Commission on standards, Association Texas Colleges, 1923-1936, president, 1933-1934. Vice president Southern Association Colleges, 1934. Member commission on classified and accredited schools, State Department of Education, Texas, 1935-1943.
President Texas Convention Christian chs., 1951. President Texas Christian Missionary Society, 1948-1953.
Clubs: Kiwanis (president 1938), Torch.
Married Beatrice Tomlinson, August 19, 1909. Children: Bitta May, Colby Dison.