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James Wilson Storer

Clergyman

James Wilson Storer, American clergyman. Member S.A.R., Sigma Nu, Aeons.; Mason (32 degree).

Background

Storer, James Wilson was born on December 1, 1884 in Burlington, Kansas, United States. Son of Lewis Burnette and Lydia (Burnett) Storer.

Education

Bachelor of Science, William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, 1912, Doctor of Divinity, 1943. Doctor of Divinity, Union U., Jackson, Tennessee, 1920. Doctor of Laws, Oklahoma Baptist U., Shawnee, 1939.

Career

Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1912. Pastor, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, 1913-1915, Repley Tennessee, 1915-1918, Paris, Tennessee, 1918-1921, Greenwood, Mississippi, 1921-1925, Grove Avenue Church, Richmond, Virginia, 1925-1931, First Baptist Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1931-1956. Executive section-treasurer Southern Baptist Foundation, since 1956.

President Southern Baptist Convention, 1953-1954.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Truth Enters Lowly Doors, 1937. By Ways to High Ways, 1938. Major Messages of the Minor Prophets, 1940.These Historical Scriptures, 1952. The Preacher: His Belief and Behavior, 1953. Collector of Confederate items.

Membership

Member S.A.R., Sigma Nu, Aeons. Mason (32 degree).; Clubs: Hi-Twelve, Tulsa Consistory, Tulsa.

Connections

Married Nora Isabel Wilbanks, December 31, 1912.

father:
Lewis Burnette Storer

mother:
Lydia (Burnett) Storer

spouse:
Nora Isabel Wilbanks