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James Samuel Barcus

Clergyman , educator

James Samuel Barcus, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Barcus, James Samuel was born on December 5, 1865 in Tulip, Arkansas, United States. Son of Review Edward Rosman and Mary Frances (Smith) Barcus.

Education

Master of Arts, Southwestern U., 1890. Doctor of Divinity, 1923. Student in theology. Vanderbilt.

1890-1892.

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1892. Pastor, successively Granbury, Clarendon and Fort Worth, Texas, to 1901.

President Clarendon College, 1901-1904. Dean School of Theology and professor Bible, Southwestern U., Georgetown, Texas, 1905-1909. President Seth Ward College, Plainview, Texas, 1911.

Pastor Greenville and Bonham. Texas, 1912-1914; presiding elder, Wichita Falls District, 1914-1918. Pastor McKinney and Denton, Texas, 1919-1922.

President Southwestern U., 1923-1928. Presiding elder Sulphur Springs District, 1928-1932. Pastor Sulphur Springs.

Texas, 1932-1935, McKenzie Memorial Church, Clarksville, Texas, 1935-1938, First Church, Archer City, Texas, 1938-1939. Retired, 1941. Home: 409 E. 10th St., Georgetown Texas‡.

Connections

Married Minnie Florence Williams, June 6, 1893. Children: Joseph Garland, Annie Edward (Mistress T. H. Minga).

father:
Review Edward Rosman Barcus

mother:
Mary Frances (Smith) Barcus

spouse:
Minnie Florence Williams

child:
Joseph Garland Barcus

child:
Annie Edward Barcus (Mistress T. H. Minga)