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Clergyman , educator , librarian

James Dudley Sistrunk, American educator, clergyman, librarian. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1940-1945. Member American Library Association, Southeastern, North Carolina library associations, American Theological Library Association Clubs: Lion (director, membership chairman president).

Background

Sistrunk, James Dudley was born on August 13, 1919 in Jayess, Mississippi, United States. Son of James Cannon and Amelia Frances (Smith) Sistrunk.

Education

Student, Louisiana State University, 1945-1946;student, Clarke Memorial College, 1951-1952;Bachelor of Arts, Baylor University, 1954;Bachelor of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1957;Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1972;Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, North Texas State University, 1959;postgraduate, U. North Carolina, 1960.

Career

With, Interstate Oil Pipe Line Company, Natchez, Mississippi, 1946-1951;ordained to ministry, Baptist Church, 1952;pastor, Belfalls (Texas) Baptist Church, 1952-1954;pastor, Fairview Baptist Church, Valley Mills, Texas, 1955-1957;pastor, Tolarsville Baptist Church, North Carolina, 1969-1982;circulation librarian, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1957-1959;administrative librarian Southeastern, Baptist Theological Seminary, 1959-1964;librarian, member of faculty, Campbell U., Buies Creek, North Carolina, 1964-1985;professor, Campbell U. retired, 1985. Member Harnett County Public Library Board.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The History of Carrie Rich Memorial Library from 1887 to 1966.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1940-1945. Member American Library Association, Southeastern, North Carolina library associations, American Theological Library Association Clubs: Lion (director, membership chairman president).

Connections

Son of; married Helen Anna Wilson, December 19, 1942. Children: James Dudley, Richard Stanley.

father:
James Cannon Sistrunk

mother:
Amelia Frances (Smith) Sistrunk

spouse:
Helen Anna Wilson

child:
James Dudley Sistrunk

child:
Richard Stanley Sistrunk