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educator , Minister

Guy Tillman Gillespie, American minister, educator. member Permanent Committee on Cooperation and Union, Gen Assembly of Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1947-1953; Member Delta Psi.; Club: Kiwanis (president).

Background

Gillespie, Guy Tillman was born on February 10, 1885 in Arkabutla, Tate County, Mississippi, United States. Son of George Yancey (Doctor of Medicine and Lillie Davis (Barry) G.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Mississippi, 1905. Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, 1908-1911. Doctor of Divinity, Southwestern University, Memphis, Tennessee, 1928.

Career

David B. Wilson), Elizabeth, George Edward, Guy Tillman, Virginia. Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1911. Pastor Emporia, Virginia, 1908-1911, Cordell, Oklahoma, 1911-1913, Lexington, Mississippi, 1913-1921, also Durant, Mississippi, 1913-1923.

President Belhaven College, Jackson, Mississippi, since 1921. Chairman State Adjustment Board for Mississippi, NRA. President Southern Association of Colls. for Women, 1934.

Member National Council Boy Scouts of America. President Jackson Area Council of Boy Scouts of America, 1934. Special representative unites states department of Labor.

Supervisor of merit examinations, Mississippi Employment Service, 1937. Chairman advisory commission on personnel, Mississippi Unemployment Compensation Commission, 1938-1939. Moderator Synod of Mississippi.

Membership

Member Permanent Committee on Cooperation and Union, Gen Assembly of Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1947-1953. Member Delta Psi.; Club: Kiwanis (president).

Connections

Married Lula Tyler, December 30, 1913. Children: Sarah Barry (wife of Doctor.

father:
George Yancey Gillespie

spouse:
Lula Tyler

child:
Sarah Barry (wife of Dr Gillespie