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John Richard Sampey

theologian

John Richard Sampey, American theologian. Member International S.S. Lesson Committee, 1895-1942 (chairman 1921-1922; member revision committee of America Standard Bible, and chairman Old Testament section, 1930-1938.

Background

Sampey, John Richard was born on September 27, 1863 in Fort Deposit, Alabama, United States. Son of Review James L. and Louisa Z. (Cochran) Sampey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Howard College, Alabama, 1882. Graduate Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1885. Doctor of Divinity, Washington and Lee, 1887.

Doctor of Laws, Howard, 1901, Baylor, 1920.

Career

Review J. J. D. Renfroe, September 16, 1886. Children—Anita (deceased), Eleanora Scott, John R., Elsie Louise. Married second, Ellen, d.

Felix M. Wood, May 16, 1926. ordained Baptist ministry, September 27, 1885. Instructor, 1885-1887, assistant professor, 1887-1890, associate professor, 1890-1892, librarian, 1889-1929, Professor Old Testament interpretation, 1892-1943, president, 1929-1942, president emeritus since 1942, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Membership

Member International S.S. Lesson Committee, 1895-1942 (chairman 1921-1922. Member revision committee of America Standard Bible, and chairman Old Testament section, 1930-1938.

Connections

Married Annie, d.;; married second, Ellen, d. Children: Anita (deceased), Eleanora Scott, John R., Elsie Louise.

father:
Review James L. Sampey

mother:
Louisa Z. (Cochran) Sampey

spouse:
Ellen

spouse:
Annie

child:
Eleanora Scott Sampey

child:
John R. Sampey

child:
Anita Sampey (deceased)

child:
Elsie Louise Sampey