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Henry Clay Niles

educator

Henry Clay Niles, American educator. Member Society Biblical Literature.

Background

Niles, Henry Clay was born on March 26, 1920 in Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States. Son of Jason Adams and Myrtis (Gilliland) Niles.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Mississippi College, 1941. Bachelor of Divinity, Columbia Seminary, 1944. School of Theology and Ministry, Harvard, 1948, Doctor of Philosophy., 1951.

Career

Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1944. Pastor Livingston (Alabama) Presbyterian Church, 1944-1947, Montevallo (Alabama) Presbyterian Church, 1951-1952. Assistant professor Bible and religion, director chapel Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, 1952-1963, from associate professor to Daniel Shaw Gage professor, 1963-1975.

Chairman Joint department religion Westminster College and William Woods College, 1969-1973. Study grantee Society for Religion in Higher Education, 1966-1967. Churchill fellowship.

Membership

Member Society Biblical Literature.

Connections

Married Jean Isabel MacKenzie, June 24, 1950. Children: Henry Clay III, Naomi Lee, John MacKenzie.

father:
Jason Adams Niles

mother:
Myrtis (Gilliland) Niles

spouse:
Jean Isabel MacKenzie

children:
Henry Clay III Niles

Naomi Lee Niles

John MacKenzie Niles