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Jesse Marvin Ormond

Clergyman , educator

Jesse Marvin Ormond, American clergyman, educator. Member American Sociological Society, American Country Life Association, Scholarship Fraternity of Duke U., Kappa Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Gamma Museum Theta Phi.; Mason.

Background

Ormond, Jesse Marvin was born on January 20, 1878 in Greene County, North Carolina, United States. Son of John James and Nancy Jane (Cuninggim) Ormond.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Trinity College (now Duke U.), Durham, North Carolina, 1902. Bachelor of Divinity, Vanderbilt, 1910. Student Divinity School, University of Chicago, summer, 1909.

Doctor of Divinity, Randolph Macon College, Ashland, Virginia, 1939.

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church S., 1910. Various pastorates until 1921. Professor pastorial theology, Southern Methodist U., Dallas, Texas, 1921-1922.

Professor practical theology, School of Religion (now Division School), Duke U., 1923-1948, retired. Secretary Duke Commission from 1926, Trustee North Carolina Conference Methodist Church from 1912, sec-treasurer from 1925. Board of education, same, 1914-1922, board of missions, from 1922, general board of missions and church extension, from 1940.

Member General Conference Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1930, 34, 38, and chairman North Carolina delegation. Member Uniting Conference, Methodist Church, 1939, General Conference, 1940, 44.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Country Church in North Carolina, 1931. By the Waters of Bethesda, 1936.

Membership

Member American Sociological Society, American Country Life Association, Scholarship Fraternity of Duke U., Kappa Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Gamma Museum Theta Phi.

Connections

Married Katrina Kern, June 23, 1910. Children: John Kern, Janet, Margaret, Jessie Katrina, Elizabeth Eskridge.

father:
John James Ormond

mother:
Nancy Jane (Cuninggim) Ormond

spouse:
Katrina Kern

child:
John Kern Ormond

child:
Janet Ormond

child:
Margaret Ormond

child:
Jessie Katrina Ormond

child:
Elizabeth Eskridge Ormond