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Clergyman , educator

Jesse Cobb Caldwell, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Caldwell, Jesse Cobb was born on January 15, 1873 in Clay County, Missouri, United States. Son of Robert and Mildred (Cobb) Caldwell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Transylvania College, Lexington, Kentucky, 1896. Graduated from College of the Bible, Lexington, Kentucky, 1897. Bachelor of Divinity, Division School of Yale University, 1903.

Doctor of Laws, Transylvania, 1916.

Career

Congressman E. E. Settle, of Owenton, Kentucky, October 18, 1898. Children—Elisabeth, Mildred. Married second, Ruth O. Wilkinson, August 10, 1927.

Ordained ministry Disciples of Christ, 1897. Pastor Christian Church, Owenton, Kentucky, 1897-1902. Principal Caldwell Academy, Owenton, 1900-1902.

Pastor First Christian Church, Selma, Alabama, 1903-1907, 1st Church, Wilson, North Carolina, 1907, also dean Atlantic Christian College, Wilson. President same college, 1908-1916. Dean College of the Bible, Drake U., Des Moines, Iowa, 1916-1937, professor History of Religion, since 1937.

Connections

Married Mary, d.;; married second, Ruth O. Wilkinson, August 10, 1927. Children: Elisabeth, Mildred.

father:
Robert Caldwell

mother:
Mildred (Cobb) Caldwell

spouse:
Mary

spouse:
Ruth O. Wilkinson

child:
Elisabeth Caldwell

child:
Mildred Caldwell