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Clergyman

Hugh Dale Pickett, American clergyman. Member Baptist Young People’s Union of America (vice president 1926-1927), American Baptist Convention (member of ministers council,; Member Lambda Chi Alpha.

Background

Pickett, Hugh Dale was born on December 14, 1900 in Moundsville, West Virginia, United States. Son of Edwin Courtland and Adaline Belle (MacCarriher) Pickett.

Education

Student Broaddus Junior College, Philippi, West Virginia, 1919-1921. Bachelor of Arts, Denison University, 1923. Master of Theology Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1927.

Doctor of Divinity, Alderson-Broaddus College, 1942.

Career

Ordained to ministry of the Baptist Church, May 8, 1925. Director youth work, West Virginia Baptist Convention, headquarters, Parkersburg, West Virginia, 1923-1927. Professor religious education, dean of men, Broaddus College, Philippi, W. Virginia, 1927-1929, president Alderson-Broaddus College, 1933-1936, chairman of the executive committee, since 1938, also trustee.

Minister 1st Baptist Church, Fairmont, West Virginia, 1929-1940. Executive secretary, director of promotion, W. Virginia Baptist Convention, Parkersburg, since 1940. Editor The West Virginia Baptist since 1940.

Trustee Storer College, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Dean of State Boys’ Camping Program since 1930.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor religious mags. New library building at Alderson-Broaddus named Hugh D. Pickett Library.

Membership

Member Baptist Young People’s Union of America (vice president 1926-1927), American Baptist Convention (member of ministers council. Member Lambda Chi Alpha.

Connections

Married Edna Thelma Petit, June 30, 1927. Children: Hugh Dale, Rachel Annual.

father:
Edwin Courtland Pickett

mother:
Adaline Belle (MacCarriher) Pickett

spouse:
Edna Thelma Petit

children:
Hugh Dale Pickett

Rachel Ann Pickett