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Egbert Watson Smith

Clergyman

Egbert Watson Smith, American clergyman.

Background

Smith, Egbert Watson was born on January 15, 1862 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Review J. Henry and Mary Kelly (Watson) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Davidson College, North Carolina, 1882. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, Virginia, 1886. (Doctor of Divinity, Davidson, 1894).

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1886. Became superintendent of evangelistic work, North Carolina Synod, 1891. Pastor First Church, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1893-1905, Second Church, Louisville, Kentucky, 1906-1911.

Secretary of foreign missions of Presbyterian Church in the United States, Nashville, since July 1, 1911. Author: The Creed of Presbyterians, 1901, review and enlarged edit., 1941. Present Day Japan, 1920.

Manual for Missionaries on Furlough, 1921. Manual for New Missionaries, 1921. The Desire of All Nations, 1928.

Christ and Latin America, 1935. Address: 113 16th Avenue S., Nashville, Tenn.

Connections

Married Mary Wallace, April. Children: Margaret Heiskell, Egbert Watson, Jessie Wallace, Marion Wallace.

father:
Review J. Henry Smith

mother:
Mary Kelly (Watson) Smith

spouse:
Mary Wallace

child:
Margaret Heiskell Smith

child:
Egbert Watson Smith

child:
Jessie Wallace Smith

child:
Marion Wallace Smith