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Clergyman , educator

Henry Eugene Watters, American clergyman, educator.


Watters, Henry Eugene was born on September 14, 1876 in Graves County, Kentucky, United States. Son of Theodore Madison and Josephine (Ransom) Watters.


Bachelor of Science, Southern Normal U., 1899. Bachelor of Arts, Union U., 1903. Post-graduate work Brown U.

Doctor of Divinity, Hall-Moody Institute, 1906. A.M., Union, 1916, and Doctor of Laws, 1921. Graduate work Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1935.


Teacher and principal public schools. Ordained Baptist ministry, 1899. Pastor of chs. several years.

President Hall-Moody Institute, Martin, Tennessee, 1903-1915. President College of Marshall, Texas, 1916-1918. President Union U., 1918-1931.

President Georgetown (Kentucky) College, 1931-1934. President Jonesboro (Arkansas) Baptist College, since 1935.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Physics Simplified, 1905. The Bible of Superhuman Origin, 1906. Life Planning, 1935. Vocational Self-Guidance, 1935.Youth Makes the Choice, 1937.


Member Commision on Standardization, American Research Society. Mason, Knights of Pythias, D.O.O.K.


Married Annette Routon, August 28, 1899. Married second, Ethel Reed, July 22, 1931.

Josephine (Ransom) Watters