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Edgar Davis Kerr

Clergyman , educator

Edgar Davis Kerr, American clergyman, educator. Member Company M. 1st North Carolina Volunteer Infantry Spanish-American War. 1898.; Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Kerr, Edgar Davis was born on November 17, 1881 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. Son of John Brown and Sarah (Misenheimer) Kerr.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Davidson (North Carolina) College, 1904. Bachelor of Divinity, Columbia (South Carolina.) Theological Seminary, 1907. Bachelor of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1912.

Studied Semitic langs., University of Chicago. Doctor of Divinity Presbyterian College of South Carolina., Clinton, South Carolina., 1921.

Career

Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church of the United States, 1907. Pastor Highland Park Church, Montgomery, Alabama, 1907-1910, Waynesville (North Carolina) Church, 1910-1911, Aveleigh Church, Newberry, South Carolina., 1912-1927. Instructor Hebrew language, Columbia Theological Seminary, 1915-1921, professor Hebrew and cognate langs. from 1921.

Membership

Member Company M. 1st North Carolina Volunteer Infantry Spanish-American War. 1898.; Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Helen O’Neall White, December 31, 1913 (died October 11, 1914). Married second, Lucile Wilson, November 28, 1923.

father:
John Brown Kerr

mother:
Sarah (Misenheimer) Kerr

spouse:
Helen O’Neall White

spouse:
Lucile Wilson