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Clergyman

Joseph Martin Dawson was an American clergyman.

Background

Dawson, Joseph Martin was born on June 21, 1879 in Maypearl, near Waxahachie, Texas, United States. Son of Martin Judy and Laura (Underwood) Dawson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Baylor University, 1904, Doctor of Divinity, 1916. Doctor of Laws, Howard Payne College, 1936.

Career

Church, 1899; successively pastor Lampasas, Hillsboro, Temple, Texas, until 1914, First Church, Waco, 1915-1946. Now doing research and writing. Founder Baylor University Daily Lariat.

Editor Baptist Standard. State publicity director Southern Baptist Ö,000,000 Drive, 1919-1924. A director Texas Baptist Conquest Campaign.

Membership

Member Draft Committee, World War I. Member religious advising committee Office of Civil Defense, 1951-1953. Member Secretary Forrestal’s Civilian Advisory Committed to the Navy, 1946.

Member American Society International Law.

Connections

Married Willie Turner, June 3, 1908. Children: Alice Elizabeth, Leighton Brooks, Joseph Turner, Ralph Matthew, Donna Booch.

father:
Martin Judy Dawson

mother:
Laura (Underwood) Dawson

spouse:
Willie Turner

child:
Alice Elizabeth Dawson

child:
Leighton Brooks Dawson

child:
Joseph Turner Dawson

child:
Ralph Matthew Dawson

child:
Donna Booch Dawson