Ralph Waller Hobbs Edit Profile
Preparatory education, Kirkwood (Missouri) Military Academy and Wayland Academy, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Bachelor of Arts, Shurtleff College, Alton, Ill, 1894, Master of Arts, 1897. Bachelor of Divinity, University of Chicago Division School, 1897.
Doctor of Divinity, Fargo (N.Dak.) College, 1921, Shurtleff, 1923.
Ordained Baptist ministry, 1897. Pastor successively First Church, Superior, Wisconsin, First Church, Boone, Iowa, Rogers Park Church (Chicago), First Church, Mankato, Minnesota, First Church, Fargo, First Church, Lansing, Michigan, First Church, Grand Island, Nebraska, 1929-1936. Chairman Safety League, Mankato, 1917-1918.
Camp pastor, Camp Custer, 1918.
Member Board Examiners, Kalamazoo College. Member Executive Committee board of managers Baptist State Convention, Nebraska. Member Nebraska Baptist Student Council, Grand Island Ministers Association (president).
Member Nebraska Interch. Council; member board directors Self-Help Corporation. Member Denominational Day Committee of Northern Baptist Convention, 1934-1937.
Member Committee on Order of the Day, same, 1935. Fourth generation of Baptist ministers.
Married Fannie Louise James, October 12, 1898. Children: Donald James (deceased), Elizabeth Loretta, Mary Eleanor.