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Joseph Leishman Peacock

Clergyman

Joseph Leishman Peacock, British clergyman. member of board of managers American Baptist Publication Society, 1914-1920. Trustee United Dry Forces of North Carolina; member Ednl. Commission to Survey Baptist Schools and Colls. in State North Carolina, 1939; member Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Gamma Museum; Mason (K.T.); member Red Cross of Constantine, Priestly Order of the Temple.

Background

Peacock, Joseph Leishman was born on June 15, 1873 in Paisley, Scotland. Son of John and Mary (Leishman) Peacock.

Education

Came to the United States, 1881. Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1900, Doctor of Divinity, 1925. A.M., Harvard University, 1902.

Graduate Newton Theological Institution, 1903. Doctor of Divinity, Colby College, 1921.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1900. Pastor Norwood, R. I., 1899-1901, 1st Church, Goffstown, N.H., 1901-1903, Calvary Church, Westerly, Rhode Island, 1903-1908. Librarian Westerly Public Library, 1908-1919.

President Shaw U., Raleigh, North Carolina, 1920-1931. Pastor, Tarboro, North Carolina, 1932-1940, Saxtons River, Vermont, 1940-1943, retired Interim pastor, Friends Church, Glens Falls, New York Trustee Vermont Baptist State Convention.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor of articles on religion, education and social questions.

Membership

Member of board of managers American Baptist Publication Society, 1914-1920. Trustee United Dry Forces of North Carolina. Member Ednl. Commission to Survey Baptist Schools and Colls. in State North Carolina, 1939.

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Gamma Museum. Mason (K.T.); member Red Cross of Constantine, Priestly Order of the Temple.

Connections

Married Edna Bigelow Arnold, June 26, 1901 (died June 10, 1927). Children: Leishman Arnold, Arthur Bigelow, Carolyn Arnold (Mistress W. Gordon Poole).

father:
John Peacock

mother:
Mary (Leishman) Peacock

spouse:
Edna Bigelow Arnold

child:
Carolyn Arnold Peacock (Mistress W. Gordon Poole)

child:
Leishman Arnold Peacock

child:
Arthur Bigelow Peacock