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Dempster Disbrow Martin

Clergyman , educator

Dempster Disbrow Martin, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Martin, Dempster Disbrow was born on April 1, 1862 in Sumpter, Michigan, United States. Son of Winslow Packard and Emerett Alida (Disbrow) Martin.

Education

Bachelor of Divinity, Hillsdale (Michigan) College, 1891, Doctor of Divinity, 1904. Post-graduate work, Allegheny College, University of Chicago.

Career

Ordained minister Methodist Episcopal Church, 1889. Pastor Sherwood, Michigan, 1888-1890, Reading, 1890-1894, St. Johns, 1894-1898, First Church, Battle Creek, 1898-1903. District superintendent Albion District, Michigan, 1903-1908.

Educational secretary Albion College, Michigan, 1908-1910. Professor Christian missions and comparative religion, and director School of Missions, Gammon Theological Seminary, Atlanta, Georgia., 1910-1932. Trustee Atlanta School of Social Service, Inc.

General secretary Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa, and editor The Foundation (monthly).

Connections

Married Ora Adel Van Horn, April. Children: Eathel Agnes, James Morris.

father:
Winslow Packard Martin

mother:
Emerett Alida (Disbrow) Martin

spouse:
Ora Adel Van Horn

child:
Eathel Agnes Martin

child:
James Morris Martin