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Clergyman

Joseph Emerson Hicks, American clergyman. Member Education communications of Virginia that established the Baptist system of denomination schools Trustee Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Relief and Annuity Board of Southern Baptist Convention, University of Richmond, Baptist Hospital (Lynchburg, Virginia).; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason.

Background

Hicks, Joseph Emerson was born on May 31, 1874 in Bluff City, Tennessee, United States. Son of William Cate and Josephine (Meredith) Hicks.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Richmond, 1899, Master of Arts, 1900, Doctor of Divinity, 1910. Bachelor of Divinity, University of Chicago Division School, 1903.

Career

Ordained ministry Baptist Church, 1892. Pastor First Church, Danville, Virginia, 1903-1920, First Church, Baltimore, Maryland., 1920-1932. Pastor First Church, Bristol, Virginia, since 1932.

Built 2 chs. and Averett College, Danville. Young Men’s Christian Association secretary with American Expeditionary Forces, 1916-1918.

Membership

Member Education communications of Virginia that established the Baptist system of denomination schools Trustee Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Relief and Annuity Board of Southern Baptist Convention, University of Richmond, Baptist Hospital (Lynchburg, Virginia). Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa. Mason.; Clubs: Inter-Church, Philosophers’, Civitan.

Writer and lecturer.

Connections

Married Flora May Baker, of Jefferson City, Tennessee, December 23, 1901. Children: Joseph Emerson, Mary Meredith, Jaynie Elizabeth.

father:
William Cate Hicks

mother:
Josephine (Meredith) Hicks

spouse:
Flora May Baker

child:
Joseph Emerson Hicks

child:
Mary Meredith Hicks

child:
Jaynie Elizabeth Hicks