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George Summey

Clergyman

George Summey, American clergyman. Member Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Summey, George was born on June 3, 1853 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Son of A. T. and S. R. (Morrison) Summey.

Education

Studied University of Georgia. Bachelor of Arts, Davidson College, North Carolina, 1870, A.M., 1872. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, Virginia, 1873.

Doctor of Divinity, Southwestern Presbyterian U., 1891. Doctor of Laws, Davidson College, 1900.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1873. Pastor Bolivar, Tennessee, 1873-1875. Covington, Kentucky, 1875-1880, Graham, North Carolina, 1881-1884, Chester, South Carolina., 1884-1892.

Chancellor Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1892-1903. Educated of Southwestern Presbyterian, 1903-1909. Pastor Third Church, New Orleans, 1903-1928.

Became professor systematic theology, Austin Seminary, 1927. Moderator General Assembly Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1925. Founder, 1887, and 13 years managing editor Presbyterian Quarterly.

Founder, 1890, and 3 years manager Presbyterian and Reformed Review. Superintendent Monteagle Assembly, 1900-1903. Honorary vice president American Bible Society since 1926.

Membership

Member Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Elizabeth R. Worth, December 15, 1875. Children: Mistress Bachelor of Arts Dinwiddie, Albert, George, Mistress C. S. Smith.

father:
A. T. Summey

mother:
S. R. (Morrison) Summey

spouse:
Elizabeth R. Worth

child:
Mistress Bachelor of Arts Dinwiddie Summey

child:
Albert Summey

child:
George Summey

child:
Mistress C. S. Smith Summey