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Foye Goodner Gibson

clergyman , gerontologist.

Foye Goodner Gibson, American clergyman, gerontologist. Recipient DeFriece award for Service to Humanity, 1967; named Methodist Health and Welfare Administrator of Year, 1972.

Background

Gibson, Foye Goodner was born on October 5, 1903 in Bristol, Tennessee, United States. Son of Blair T. and Virginia (Leftwich) Gibson.

Education

Student, Vanderbilt University, 1927, 29-30.

Career

President Emory and Henry College, 1941-1956, Scarritt College, Nashville, 1956-1959. Director emeritus, 1972-1981. Delegate Meth; General Conf.

General Council on World Service and Finance Meth. Delegate Meth; president Tenn.

Membership

Member Holston Conference Methodist Church, ordained elder, 1931, appointed to, White Pine, Tennessee, 1928-1929, English Congregation, Warszawa, Poland, 1930, Institutional Church, Katowice, Poland, 1931-1932. Member General Council on World Service and Finance Methodist Church, 1944-1956, 64-72, Executive Committee, 1952-1956, 68-72. Member Society Tennessee Mountain Men, Gerontological Society, Tau Kappa Alpha, Kappa Phi Kappa, Theta Phi, Blue Key.

Connections

Married Doris Aldrich, April. Children: Marita (Mistress.

father:
Blair T. Gibson

mother:
Virginia (Leftwich) Gibson

spouse:
Doris Aldrich

child:
Marita (Mrs Gibson