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Minister

Ralph Morgan Smith, American Minister. Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1956. Trustee Baylor University, Waco, Texas; founding member, board directors Shoal Creek Hospital, Austin; board directors Citizens Insurance Company, Austin; member of advisory board Austin Diagnostic Clinic, since 1990. Member Austin Baptist Association (moderator), Austin Club, Headliners Club.

Background

Smith, Ralph Morgan was born on March 19, 1931 in Hot Springs, Alaska, United States. Son of John Morgan and Maggie Bell (Bolding) Smith.

Education

Bachelor, Ouachita Baptist University, 1952. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Ouachita Baptist University, 1974. Bachelor's Degree, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, 1956.

Doctor of Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, 1960.

Career

Pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Rosenberg, Texas, 1956-1960; pastor, Hyde Pk. Baptist Church, Austin, Texas, since 1960. Chairman of the board of trustees Home Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, Atlanta.

Chaplain National Western Life Insurance, Austin, 1966-1976.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1956.

Membership

Trustee Baylor University, Waco, Texas. Founding member, board directors Shoal Creek Hospital, Austin. Board directors Citizens Insurance Company, Austin.

Member of advisory board Austin Diagnostic Clinic, since 1990. Member Austin Baptist Association (moderator), Austin Club, Headliners Club.

Connections

Married Bess Noble, June 12, 1951. Children: Charlene Diane Smith Love, Wallace Morgan, Peyton Noble.

father:
John Morgan Smith

mother:
Maggie Bell (Bolding) Smith

spouse:
Bess Noble

child:
Peyton Noble Smith

child:
Wallace Morgan Smith

child:
Charlene Diane Smith Love Smith