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Orren Luico Hailey

Clergyman

Orren Luico Hailey, American clergyman. member joint commn; member and sec.

Background

Hailey, Orren Luico was born on June 21, 1852 in Fayette Company, Tennessee, United States. Son of Luico Sanders and Elizabeth (Griffin) Hailey.

Education

McKenzie College, Tennessee, 1 year. Henderson Masonic Institute, Tennessee, 3 years. Bachelor of Arts, Southwestern Baptist U., Jackson, Tennessee, 1878.

Graduate Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1884. (Doctor of Divinity, Mississippi College, 1895).

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1879. Pastor various chs., Tennessee and Kentucky. Pastor Aberdeen, Mississippi, 1884-1885.

Organizer, and pastor 2d Church, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1885-1893. Pastor Oxford, Mississippi, 1894-1895, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1895-1899, 1st Church, Texarkana, 1900-1906, Comanche, Texas, 1906-1908, 1st Church, Corsicana, 1908-1914, Plainview, Texas, 1914-1915. President Wayland Baptist College, Plainview, Texas, 1915-1917.

Pastor Ervay Street Church, Dallas, Texas, 1917-1919. Has served many years as editor church papers, public as Nashville, St. Louis and Little Rock, and as officer church associations and convs. Chairman commission on order of business Southern Baptist Convention, 1913-1924.

Member joint commission bet. Northern and Southern Baptist convs., 1917-1919. Member and secretary commission to establish theological seminary for Negro Baptists at Nashville, and in charge, since 1919.

Acting pastor Eastland Baptist Church, Nashville, 1919-1924. Chosen by Baptist Convention, 1927, to write history of Tennessee Baptists, which was finished in 1929. Home: Nashville, Tenn.

Membership

Member joint commn; member and sec.

Connections

Married Nora S. Graves, October 14, 1885. Children: Orrena Bearden (deceased), James Graves, Orren Luico, Robert William, George Norman, David Walter.

father:
Luico Sanders Hailey

mother:
Elizabeth (Griffin) Hailey

spouse:
Nora S. Graves

child:
Orrena Bearden Hailey (deceased)

child:
Orren Luico Hailey

child:
David Walter Hailey

child:
George Norman Hailey

child:
James Graves Hailey

child:
Robert William Hailey