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Clergyman

Isaac Edgar Gates, American clergyman. Member of the board of directors, Baptist State Board of Texas, Baptist Standard; Mason.

Background

Gates, Isaac Edgar was born on June 26, 1874 in Mart, Texas, United States. Son of William Collier and Nancy Caroline (Fowler) Gates.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Baylor University, 1903, Doctor of Divinity, 1921. Student Baylor Theological Seminary 4 years.

Career

Kathleen (Mistress D. D. Wallen), Stanton E., Annie Jo (Mistress Ted Sykes). Began preaching, 1897. Ordained ministry Missionary Baptist Church, 1897.

Pastor Mart, Texas, 4 years, Caldwell, 2 years. General missionary in Texas, 1904-1905. Educational secretary Baptist State Board of Arkansas, 1906-1907.

Financial secretary Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1908-1909. Founder, 1910, president until 1916 Wayland College, Plainview, Texas. Pastor First Baptist Church, Plainview, 3 years, First Baptist Church, Amarillo, 1 year, First Baptist Church, San Antonio, since 1920(built $275,000 church auditorium).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Vital Themes, 1914. Watching the World Go By, 1930.

Membership

Member of the board of directors Baptist State Board of Texas, Baptist Standard.

Connections

Married Stella Wood, February 26, 1893. Children: Pauline, Collier Wood (deceased).

father:
William Collier Gates

mother:
Nancy Caroline (Fowler) Gates

spouse:
Stella Wood

child:
Pauline Gates

child:
Collier Wood Gates (deceased)