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Gilbert Kearnie Keegan

clergyman.

Gilbert Kearnie Keegan, American clergyman. member of the board of trustees East Texas Baptist College 1941-1945; Member American Baptist Home Mission Society vice president 1947-1950), California Temperance Federation (director, secretary-treasurer 1946-1950), Baptist World Alliance (member Executive Committee since 1958, chairman administrator committee Youth Department since 1958).; Mason.; Rotarian.

Background

Keegan, Gilbert Kearnie was born on January 31, 1907 in Bunkie, Louisiana, United States. Son of James Ezred and Betty (Winn) Keegan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern College, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1927. Master of Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1933. Doctor of Divinity, Howard Payne College, Brownwood, Texas, 1945.

Career

1 daughter, Kathleen. Ordained to ministry of Baptist Church, 1930. Student pastor, Braden and Mertens, Texas, 1930-1932.

Pastor, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1932-1935, Emmanuel Church, Alexandria, Louisiana, 1937-1941, Longview, Texas, 1941-1945, Temple Church, Los Angeles, 1945-1950. Secretary department student work, editor The Baptist Student, Sunday School Board, Southern Baptist Convention, since 1950. Ednl. secretary Louisiana Baptist Convention, Shreveport, 1935-1937.

Member Executive Committee Southern Baptist Convention 1938-1945. Member Southern California Baptist Convention Board (state chairman evangelism), 1945-1950. Director American Red Cross drive, Longview, 1941-1942, War Bond drive, 1943-1944.

Works

  • Co-author student religious guidebooks. Author Your Next Big Step, 1960. Editor, contributor journals.

Membership

Member of the board of trustees East Texas Baptist College 1941-1945. Member American Baptist Home Mission Society vice president 1947-1950), California Temperance Federation (director, secretary-treasurer 1946-1950), Baptist World Alliance (member Executive Committee since 1958, chairman administrator committee Youth Department since 1958). Mason.; Rotarian.

Connections

Married Marian Morgan, May 12, 1933.

father:
James Ezred Keegan

mother:
Betty (Winn) Keegan

spouse:
Marian Morgan