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James Washington Stiles

Clergyman

James Washington Stiles, American clergyman. Odd Fellow.

Background

Stiles, James Washington was born on November 5, 1886 in Flintville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Rufus Washington and Mattie Elizabeth (Knowles) Stiles.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bethel College Bachelor of Divinity, Vanderbilt University, 1932.

Career

Ordained ministry Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1910. Pastor successively Rutherford, Dyer, Trimble, South Pittsburgh and Jasper, Tennessee, until 1917, First Church, Hopkinsville, 1917-1921.

Editor Cumberland Presbyterian, 1921. Again pastor at Hopkinsville, 1923-1927. Pastor Grace Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee, 1927-1944.

Instructor in Christian Education, Cumberland Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1942-1944. Editor in chief Cumberland Presbyterian Sunday School Literature, 1944-1947. Pastor Kelly’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Parish since 1947.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor in chief Cumberland Presbyterian Sunday School Literature, 1944-1947. Pastor Kelly’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Parish since 1947.

Membership

Odd Fellow.

Connections

Married Eula Vashti Duer, May 7, 1923.

father:
Rufus Washington Stiles

mother:
Mattie Elizabeth (Knowles) Stiles

spouse:
Eula Vashti Duer