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Clergyman , historian

Jerry Lewis Gaw, American historian, clergyman. Guest speaker Tennessee Military Collectors Association, Senior Neighbor Outreach, both Nashville. Member American History Association, Southern History Association (European section), North America Conference on British Studies, Society for French History Studies, Disciples of Christ History Society, Phi Alpha Theta (chapter president 1973-1974, 79-80, 83-84).

Background

Gaw, Jerry Lewis was born on March 12, 1952 in Gainesboro, Tennessee, United States. Son of Lewis Ambrose and Sylvia Gerlene (Hix) Gaw.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, David Lipscomb College, 1974. Master of Arts, Northwestern State University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Mississippi State University, 1990.

Career

Teacher, Escambia Christian School, Pensacola, Florida, 1974-1976; pulpit minister, Fort Walton Beach Church of Christ, Fort Walton, Florida, 1976-1978; teacher, Shreveport (Louisiana) Christian School, 1978-1979; graduate teaching assistant, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1979-1980; graduate teaching assistant, Mississippi State University, Starkville, 1982-1984; associate minister, Huntington Park Church of Christ, Shreveport, 1980-1981; instructor history, David Lipscomb U., Nashville, 1981-1982, 84-90; assistant professor, Lipscomb U., Nashville, since 1991. Member editorial advisory board Collegiate Press, Alta Loma, California, 1989-1990;visiting assistant professor of history Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1991, 93.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to history publications.

Membership

Guest speaker Tennessee Military Collectors Association, Senior Neighbor Outreach, both Nashville. Member American History Association, Southern History Association (European section), North America Conference on British Studies, Society for French History Studies, Disciples of Christ History Society, Phi Alpha Theta (chapter president 1973-1974, 79-80, 83-84).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: trumpet, bowling, movies.

Connections

Married Vicki Renee Clayton, August 6, 1976. 1 child, David Clayton.

father:
Lewis Ambrose Gaw

mother:
Sylvia Gerlene (Hix) Gaw

spouse:
Vicki Renee Clayton

child:
David Clayton Gaw