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Clergyman , educator

David English Camak, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Camak, David English was born on July 26, 1880 in Winnsboro, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Charles and Lou Emma (Meadors) Camak.

Education

Student Mount Zion Institute, Winnsboro, 1897-1898. Bachelor of Arts, Wofford College, 1903, Doctor of Divinity, 1921.

Career

Admitted into South Carolina. Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, South, 1903, ordained deacon, 1905, elder, 1907. Pastor Green St. Church, Union, South Carolina., 1903-1904, Jonesville, 1904-1907, Saluda, 1907-1909.

Agent Southern Industrial Institute, 1909-1910. Pastor Duncan Memorial Church, Spartanburg, South Carolina., 11. Founded Textile Industrial Institute (now known as Spartanburg Junior College), Spartanburg, South Carolina., September 5, 1911, president, 1911-1923.

Pastor Ware Shoals, South Carolina., 1923-1925, St. Paul Church, Greenville, 1925-1929, Grace Church, Union, 1929-1933, St. Johns Church, Rock Hill, 1933-1934, Canton, North Carolina, 1934-1938, First Methodist Church, Hendersonville, North Carolina, 1938-1942. Pastor First Methodist Church, Marion, North Carolina, since 1942. Pioneer in part-time education, having gained wide notice for operation of a plan of study at Textile Industrial Institute, whereby pupils alternately studied a week (later 2 weeks) in school and then exchanged places for a like period with workers in cotton mills, and other industrial plants, thus earning expenses of education Author public June of the Hills, ¾ 0 prize in novel writing contest of Womans Club, Lake Juneluska, North Carolina Author of plays and pageants.

Contributor to periodicals. Home: Marion, North Carolina.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author public June of the Hills, ¾ 0 prize in novel writing contest of Womans Club, Lake Juneluska, North Carolina Author of plays and pageants. Contributor to periodicals.

Connections

Married Lottie Elizabeth Blair, October 8, 1903. Children: Anna Lou (deceased), Pascal Meadors, Mariana, David English (deceased), Blair.

father:
Thomas Charles Camak

mother:
Lou Emma (Meadors) Camak

spouse:
Lottie Elizabeth Blair

child:
Anna Lou Camak (deceased)

child:
Pascal Meadors Camak

child:
Mariana Camak

child:
David English Camak (deceased)

child:
Blair Camak