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Clergyman

James Cuthbert Wilkinson, American clergyman.

Background

Wilkinson, James Cuthbert was born on October 26, 1880 in Brooks County, Georgia, United States. Son of William Lee and Mary Frances (Bentley) Wilkinson.

Education

Student Mercer U., 1896-1898, Doctor of Divinity, 1921. Th.B., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1900. Doctor of Divinity, University of Georgia, 1924.

Career

Baptist Academy, Lakeland, Georgia, 1905-1912. Pastor Eastern Heights Church, Columbus, 1912-1914, Rose Hill Church, Columbus, 1914-1918, Milledgeville, 1918-1921, First Church, Athens, from 1921. Taught trigonometry, Georgia Military College.

Later teaching Bible, Summer School for Negroes. President Executive Committee Georgia Baptist Convention (president 1944-1946). Director The Christina Index.

Trustee Mercer University, Shorter College. Member Southern Baptist Executive Committee.

Membership

Mason (Prelate Grand Commandery of Georgia). Clubs: Kiwanis (Milledgeville).

Connections

Married Rachel Thompson Baldwin, October 23, 1902. Children: Velma Juanita (deceased), James Frances (deceased), Began as pastor country chs.

father:
William Lee Wilkinson

mother:
Mary Frances (Bentley) Wilkinson

spouse:
Rachel Thompson Baldwin

child:
Velma Juanita Wilkinson (deceased)

child:
James Frances Wilkinson (deceased)

child:
Began as pastor country chs Wilkinson