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Dunbar Hunt Ogden

Clergyman

Dunbar Hunt Ogden, American clergyman. Member Kappa Alpha.; Mason.

Background

Ogden, Dunbar Hunt was born on April 12, 1878 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Son of William Frederick and Elizabeth (Hunt) Ogden.

Education

Preparatory education, Chamberlain Hunt Academy and Tulane High School. Bachelor of Arts, Southwestern Presbyterian U. (now in Memphis, Tennessee), 1898. Bachelor of Divinity, Presbyterian Division School, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1900.

Doctor of Divinity, Davidson (North Carolina) College, 1908. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Southwestern (Memphis), 1948. Honorary Doctor of Letters, Maryville College, 1949.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1900. Pastor First Church, Columbus, Mississippi, 1900-1905, First Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1905-1909, Central Church, Atlanta, Georgia., 1909-1918, Second Church, Louisville, Kentucky, 1918-1920, Government Street Church, Mobile, Alabama, 1920-1930, Napoleon Avenue Church, New Orleans, 1930-1950. Inaugurated, maintained weekly radio missionary station WSMB, New Orleans.

Moderator of Synod of Georgia, 1916, Synod of Alabama, 1923. Synod of Louisiana, 1942. Teacher of apologetics, Louisville Theological Seminary, 1919-1920.

Lecturer Columbia (South Carolina.) Theological Seminary, 1924. Preacher at Culver Military Academy and at various colls. universities, etc. Special teacher and lecturer Fort McPherson, Camp Gordon and Camp Taylor, World War.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Heart of Mary. Wedding Bells

Membership

Member Kappa Alpha.; Mason. Clubs: Round Table, Rotary.

Connections

Married Grace Augusta Cox, October 10, 1901. Children: Dunbar Hunt, Grace Augusta, Warren Cox, Elizabeth Hunt, Margaret Ten-Eyck, Frederick William, Esther Jonte.

father:
William Frederick Ogden

mother:
Elizabeth (Hunt) Ogden

spouse:
Grace Augusta Cox

child:
Dunbar Hunt Ogden

child:
Grace Augusta Ogden

child:
Warren Cox Ogden

child:
Elizabeth Hunt Ogden

child:
Margaret Ten-Eyck Ogden

child:
Frederick William Ogden

child:
Esther Jonte Ogden