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John Jackson Castleberry

Clergyman

John Jackson Castleberry, American clergyman. Mason.

Background

Castleberry, John Jackson was born on April 13, 1877 in Savannah, Tennessee, United States. Son of George Washington and Sarah Graham (Mahan) Castleberry.

Education

Graduated from College of the Bible, Transylvania U., Kentucky, 1900. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale, 1917. Studied Harvard and Chicago U.

Doctor of Divinity, Lincoln Memorial University, 1924. Doctor of Laws from Transylvania U. in 1935.

Career

1 son, John Porter. Ordained ministry Disciples of Christ, 1900. Pastor Springfield, Tennessee, 1900-1904, Union City, 1904-1909, 1st Church, Mayfield, Kentucky, 1909-1920, Walnut Hills Church, Cincinnati, O., since 1920. President Congress of Disciples of Christ, 1921-1922.

President Tennessee Christian Missionary Convention, Kentucky Christian S.S. Convention. Formerly member board of managers United Christian Missionary Society of Disciples of Christ. Member board of managers Bethesda Hospital, Cincinnati.

Member board Cincinnati Associate Charities. Trustee College of the Bible, Lexington, Kentucky, American Christian Missionary Society. Member American Seminar in Europe, 1926.

Formerly president Cincinnati Federation of Churches.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Soul of Religion, 1926.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Annie Porter, February 8, 1903.

father:
George Washington Castleberry

mother:
Sarah Graham (Mahan) Castleberry

spouse:
Annie Porter