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Cornelius Cunningham Coleman

Clergyman

Cornelius Cunningham Coleman, American clergyman. Member Foreign Mission Board of Southern Baptist Convention; Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Has specialized in denominational work, evangelism and church building.

Background

Coleman, Cornelius Cunningham was born on August 26, 1877 in Aberdeen, Mississippi, United States. Son of George Clarence and Annie Billups (Cunningham) Coleman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, from Bethel College, 1898. Master of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1901. Doctor of Divinity, Simmons U., 1908.

Career

Ordained Southern Baptist ministry, 1899. Pastor West Washington, District of Columbia, Church, 1901-1905, First Church, San Antonio, Texas, 1905-1909, First Church, Abilene, Texas, 1909-1912. Western secretary Foreign Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, 1912-1914.

Pastor Citadel Square Church, Charleston, South Carolina., 1914-1925, First Church, Durham, North Carolina, 1925-1929, Grace Church, Richmond, Virginia, 1929-1944. Ministry-at-large, interim pastorates, and Bible conferences, since 1944. Led religious work campaigns in Army and Navy camps during the World War.

Membership

Member Foreign Mission Board of Southern Baptist Convention. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Has specialized in denominational work, evangelism and church building.

Connections

Married Juliet Cox, June 7, 1905. Children: Juliet Cox, Cornelia Cunningham.

father:
George Clarence Coleman

mother:
Annie Billups (Cunningham) Coleman

spouse:
Juliet Cox

child:
Juliet Cox Coleman

child:
Cornelia Cunningham Coleman