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George Boggan Myers

Clergyman , educator

George Boggan Myers, American clergyman, educator. Member International Congress of Philosophy, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Classical League, English-Speaking Union (president Hudson Stuck Chapter, 1936-1946), Victoria Institute (London), Delta Tau Delta, Pi Gamma Museum.

Background

Myers, George Boggan was born on October 13, 1881 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States. Son of George Clifton and Ida Greer (Bracken) M.

Education

Graduated from St. Thomas Hall, Holly Springs, Mississippi, 1899. Bachelor of Laws, University of Mississippi, 1903. Bachelor of Divinity, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee.

Doctor of Divinity, Divinity School of P.E. Church in Philadelphia, 1943.

Career

Deacon, 1907, priest, 1908, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector of Trinity Cathedral, Little Rock, 1912-1914. Dean Holy Trinity Cathedral, Havana, Cuba, 1914-1922.

Professor religious philosophy and practical theology, University of the South, from 1922. Acting chaplain, University of the South, 1945-1946. Priest-in-charge Otey Memorial Parish, Sewanee, from 1947.

Delegate General Convention P.E. Church, 1919. Civilian chaplain 7th Regiment, United States Marines, Cuba, 1918. Military aide on staff commander Mississippi National Guard, 1899-1900.

Commander Army of Tennessee Department, United States.C.V., 1900-1901.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to Dictionary of America Biography.

Membership

Member International Congress of Philosophy, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Classical League, English-Speaking Union (president Hudson Stuck Chapter, 1936-1946), Victoria Institute (London), Delta Tau Delta, Pi Gamma Museum.

Connections

Married Verna Payne Henderson, January 18, 1911 (died 1919).; married second, Margaret Jefferys Hobart, October 2, 1920. Children: Alice Alexander (Mistress Olin Gordon Beall), Alexander Henderson.

father:
George Clifton Myers

mother:
Ida Greer (Bracken) Myers

spouse:
Verna Payne Henderson

spouse:
Margaret Jefferys Hobart

child:
Alice Alexander Myers (Mistress Olin Gordon Beall)

child:
Alexander Henderson Myers