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Jesse Lee Cotton

theologian

Jesse Lee Cotton, American theologian.

Background

Cotton, Jesse Lee was born on April 28, 1862 in Pulaski, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Eliza Ann (Kerchoff) Cotton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1885. Graduate Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 1888. Post-graduate study, same, 1888-1889.

Doctor of Divinity, Grove City (Pennsylvania) College, 1904. Doctor of Laws, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, 1918.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1889. Pastor Slippery Rock and N. Liberty, Pennsylvania, 1889-1893, Parnassus, Pennsylvania, 1893-1895, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, 1895-1908. Instructor Semitics, Princeton (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, 1907-1910.

Professor Hebrew and O.T. exegesis, Louisville (Kentucky) Presbyterian Theological Seminary, since 1910.

Connections

Married Lizzie Hickman Miller, June 6, 1889. Children: Eliza Ethelwyn (deceased), John Vincent, William Miller, Jesse Lee (deceased), Gladys Hickman.

father:
William Cotton

mother:
Eliza Ann (Kerchoff) Cotton

spouse:
Lizzie Hickman Miller

child:
Eliza Ethelwyn Cotton (deceased)

child:
John Vincent Cotton

child:
William Miller Cotton

child:
Jesse Lee Cotton (deceased)

child:
Gladys Hickman Cotton