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Frank Austin Smith

Clergyman

Frank Austin Smith, American clergyman. Member John Milton Foundation, 1932-1936. Trustee Crozer Theological Seminary, Peddie Institute, etc.; Member National Society S.A.R. (chaplain general), Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Smith, Frank Austin was born on June 25, 1866 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Herbert Austin and Helen Maria (Burrill) Smith.

Education

Graduate Adelphi Academy, 1885. Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1889, Doctor of Divinity, 1917. Graduate Crozer Theological Seminary, 1892.

Career

1 son, Herbert Stanley (deceased). ordained Baptist ministry, 1892. Pastor 1st Church, Somerville, 1892-1902, 1st Church, Haddonfield, 1902-1912, Central Church, Elizabeth, 1912-1924. Member board of managers American Baptist Home Mission Society, 1919-1924, secretary of missions, 1924-1936.

Board of Education of Northern Baptist Convention, 1936-1942. Secretary of education, New Jersey Baptist Convention, 1898-1924, life member board of managers since 1941. Member Executive Committee International S.S. Association, 1901-1908.

Member Baptist Deputation to Far East, 1907.

Membership

Member John Milton Foundation, 1932-1936. Trustee Crozer Theological Seminary, Peddie Institute, etc. Member National Society S.A.R. (chaplain general), Phi Delta Theta.

Connections

Married Blanche A Voorhees, September 23, 1902.

father:
Herbert Austin Smith

mother:
Helen Maria (Burrill) Smith

spouse:
Blanche A Voorhees