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Clergyman

George Rutledge Stuart, American clergyman.

Background

Stuart, George Rutledge was born on December 14, 1857 in Talbott, Tennessee, United States. Son of Caswell Cobb and Mariah (Worley) Stuart.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Emory and Henry College, Emory, Virginia, 1882, A.M., 1884, Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Laws, Birmingham-Southern College, Alabama, 1923.

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1883. Pastor Cleveland, Tennessee, 1883-1884. Professor of English and natural science, Centenary College, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1885-1890.

Pastor Centenary Church, Chattanooga, 1890-1891. Evangelist Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1892-1907. Platform lecturer, 1907-1912.

Pastor Knoxville, 1912-1916, First Church, Birmingham, Alabama, since 1916. Director Southern Assembly, North Carolina Widely known as evangelist and lecturer. Author: Book of Sermons, Stories and Parables, 1907.

The Saloon under the Searchlight, 1908. What Every Methodist Should Know, 1923. Compiler: Sam Jones’ Famous Sayings, 1908.

Also several song books. Home: Birmingham, Ala.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Book of Sermons, Stories and Parables, 1907. The Saloon under the Searchlight, 1908. What Every Methodist Should Know, 1923.Compiler: Sam Jones’ Famous Sayings, 1908. Also several song books.

Connections

Married Zollie Sullins, September 6, 1882. Children: David Sullins, Mary, Margaret, Elizabeth, George Rutledge.

father:
Caswell Cobb Stuart

mother:
Mariah (Worley) Stuart

spouse:
Zollie Sullins

child:
David Sullins Stuart

child:
Mary Stuart

child:
Margaret Stuart

child:
Elizabeth Stuart

child:
George Rutledge Stuart