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Howard Ickis Kerr

Clergyman

Howard Ickis Kerr, American clergyman. Member Board National Missions Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1940-1946. National Commision on Evangelism, 1942-1946. Board of Hanchow Christian College, China.; Mason, Kiwanian.; Member Chi Alpha, Pi Gamma Museum.

Background

Kerr, Howard Ickis was born on January 5, 1881 in Decatur, Ohio, United States. Son of Review Samuel Carrick and Elizabeth (Rowley) Kerr.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College Emporia (Kansas), 1901, Doctor of Divinity, 1917. A.M., Princeton, 1904. Graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1905.

Career

Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church in United States of America, 1905. Pastor at Ottawa, Kansas, 1905-1909, chaplain and Professor of English Bible, Park College, Parkville, Missouri, 1909-1916. Pastor Brooklyn Church, Oakland, California, 1916-1921.

Executive secretary Church Extension Board, Presbytery of Denver (Colorado), 1921-1927. Pastor Hillsboro Church, Nashville, Tennessee, 1928-1944. Minister ad interim Central Presbyterian Church, Huntsville, Alabama, 1944.

Pastor Central Church, 1946-1950. Minister Old Hermitage Church, Hermitage, from 1950.

Membership

Member Board National Missions Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1940-1946. National Commision on Evangelism, 1942-1946. Board of Hanchow Christian College, China.

Mason, Kiwanian.; Member Chi Alpha, Pi Gamma Museum. Clubs: Palaver, Kiwanis, Golf and Country (Huntsville).

Connections

Married Blanche M. Miller, June 27, 1906. Children: Elizabeth Miller (Mistress William A. Buchanan), Agnes Kathryn (Mistress H. Craige De Moss).

father:
Review Samuel Carrick Kerr

mother:
Elizabeth (Rowley) Kerr

spouse:
Blanche M. Miller

child:
Agnes Kathryn Kerr (Mistress H. Craige De Moss)

child:
Elizabeth Miller Kerr (Mistress William A. Buchanan)