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Daniel James Blocker

Clergyman , educator

Daniel James Blocker, American clergyman, educator. Member Delta Sigma Phi, Delta Theta Chi, Pi Gamma Museum Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason, Odd.

Background

Blocker, Daniel James was born on October 13, 1873 in Starke, Florida, United States. Son of Daniel and Ann (Crosby) Blocker.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stetson U., 1909, Doctor of Divinity, 1918. A.M., University of Chicago, 1911, Bachelor of Divinity, 1912.

Career

Began in construction work Florida rys., later merchant Jacksonville, Florida. Ordained to Baptist ministry, 1901. Pastor Irving Park Church, Chicago, 1910-1912.

Professor psychology and education and dean department of education Stetson U., 1913-1921. Professor philosophy and Bible, College of William and Mary, 1921-1923, also pastor Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Virginia. President Shorter College, Rome, Georgia, 1923-1925.

Professor philosophy Furman U., Greenville, South Carolina., 1925-1930. Now head of department sociology, William and Mary College President Baptist Young People’s Union, Florida, 5 years.

Membership

Member Delta Sigma Phi, Delta Theta Chi, Pi Gamma Museum Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa. Mason, Odd.

Connections

Married Florence Evelyn Jackson, August 12, 1917.

father:
Daniel Blocker

mother:
Ann (Crosby) Blocker

spouse:
Florence Evelyn Jackson