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academic administrator , Baptist minister

John Walter Cammack, American Baptist minister, academic administrator. member National Education Association, Council of Church Schools of the South, Sigma Phi Epsilon.; Mason (Shriner).

Background

Cammack, John Walter was born on April 28, 1875 in Orange County, Virginia, United States. Son of George Walter and Mary Jane (Pidgeon) Cammack.

Education

Student Fredericksburg (Virginia) College. Bachelor of Arts, University of Richmond, Virginia, 1900, Master of Arts, 1901, Doctor of Divinity, 1914. Master of Theology Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1903.

Graduate in Pharmacy, University of Virginia, 1904.

Career

Ordanied Baptist ministry, 1904. Pastor Onancock, Virginia, 1904-1907, Buckhannon, West Virginia, 1907-1910. Associate editor Religious Herald, Richmond, 1910-1915.

Secretary Baptist Education, communications of Virginia, 1915-1924. Secretary Education Commission Southern Baptist Convention, 1914-1919. Executive secretary Education Board Southern Baptist Convention, 1924-1927.

President Averett College, Danville, Virginia, 1927-1936. Pastor Fork Union, Virginia, 1936-1943. Oakwood Avenue Church, Richmond, Virginia, since 1942.

Trustee Fork Union Military Academy and Bluefield College President Southern Baptist Education Association. Vice president American Association of Junior Colls. Member National Education Association, Council of Church Schools of the South, Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Membership

Member National Education Association, Council of Church Schools of the South, Sigma Phi Epsilon. Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: University (Richmond).

Connections

Married Bessie Clay Hagan, June 14, 1905.

father:
George Walter Cammack

mother:
Mary Jane (Pidgeon) Cammack

spouse:
Bessie Clay Hagan