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Clergyman

James Butler Fox, American clergyman. member supts; member board dirs.

Background

Fox, James Butler was born on April 30, 1867 in Rochester, Michigan, United States. Son of Peter Lomason and Eliza Ann (Butler) Fox.

Education

Graduate Fenton (Michigan) Normal School, 1887, Flint Business College, 1889. Bachelor of Philosophy, Kalamazoo College, 1896, Doctor of Divinity, 1926. Graduate Newton Theological Institution, 1899.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1897. Pastor Canton, Massachusetts, 1898-1901, Manistique, Michigan, 1901-1908, San Diego, California, 1908-1911. Superintendent and executive secretary Los Angeles Baptist City Mission Society, 1911-1937.

Organizer and builder Baptist chs. in Los Angeles. President Interdenom. Council on Christian Way of Life, (3d term.

D)ir. University Religious Conference of University of California at Los Angeles (ex-president). Director Spanish-American Baptist Seminary, Los Angeles. Member supts.’ council of 17 denominations for co-operation critical study of religious needs.

Vice president Children’s Baptist Home of Southern California. Member board directors Atherton Court (home for ministers and missionaries).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor of City Department of Baptist News, Los Los Angeles.

Membership

Member supts; member board dirs.

Connections

Married Annis Eliza Jenks, June 14, 1899 (died April.; married second, Ada Belle Higman, June 28, 1905. Children: Ruth Cornelia (Mistress Earl V. Kampschmidt), James Butler, Martin Higman.

father:
Peter Lomason Fox

mother:
Eliza Ann (Butler) Fox

spouse:
Annis Eliza Jenks

spouse:
Ada Belle Higman

child:
James Butler Fox

child:
Ruth Cornelia Fox (Mistress Earl V. Kampschmidt)

child:
Martin Higman Fox