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Joseph Ramsey Sevier

Clergyman , educator

Joseph Ramsey Sevier, American clergyman, educator. member Camp Directors’ Association America. Director and Owner Camp Greystone for Girls, Tuxedo, North Carolina since 1920.; Mason.; Kiwanian (past governor Carolinas District Kiwanis International).

Background

Sevier, Joseph Ramsey was born on December 18, 1877 in Greeneville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Charles Lyman and Julia Elizabeth (Brown) Sevier.

Education

Preparatory education, Randolph-Macon Academy, Front Royal, Virginia. Bachelor of Arts, King College, Bristol, Tennessee, 1898, Doctor of Divinity from same college, 1914. Studied Union Theological Seminary of Virginia, 1900, 03.

Career

Principal high school, Ellendale, Virginia, 1898-1900. Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1903. Pastor 3d Church, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1903-1907, 2d Church, Alexandria, 1907-1911, 1st Church, Augusta, Georgia, 1911-1925.

President Fassifern School for Girls, Hendersonville, North Carolina, since 1925. Charter member Schoolmasters’ Club, Asheville, North Carolina. Member Camp Directors’ Association America.

Director and Owner Camp Greystone for Girls, Tuxedo, North Carolina since 1920.

Membership

Member Camp Directors’ Association America. Director and Owner Camp Greystone for Girls, Tuxedo, North Carolina since 1920. Mason.; Kiwanian (past governor Carolinas District Kiwanis International).

Connections

Married Edith Rogers Love, of St. Children: Virginia Love (Mistress Edwin Langdon Hanna), John Love.

father:
Charles Lyman Sevier

mother:
Julia Elizabeth (Brown) Sevier

spouse:
Edith Rogers Love

child:
Virginia Love Sevier (Mistress Edwin Langdon Hanna)

child:
John Love Sevier