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Clergyman , educator

Rinaldo Addison Lansdell, American clergyman, educator. Member Sigma Nu.; Mason (32°, Shriner).; Club: Rotary.

Background

Lansdell, Rinaldo Addison was born on June 4, 1875 in McDuffie County, Georgia, United States. Son of Edwin Erwin and Anna Augusta (Cody) Lansdell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Mercer U., 1901. Master of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1904. Post-graduate work U. Wyoming, 1905-1907.

Doctor of Divinity, Union U., 1920.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1904. Pastor Victor College, 1904-1905, Laramie, Wyoming, 1905-1909. Associate pastor Immanuel Church, Salt Lake City, 1909-1910.

Financial secretary Bessie Tift College, Forsyth, Georgia, 1910-1913. Field secretary Foreign Mission Board Southern Baptist Convention, 1913-1916. Financial secretary U. Richmond, Virginia, 1916-1920, 26-29, retired.

President Bluefield College (junior college for boys), 1920-1926, also a founder.

Membership

Member Sigma Nu.; Mason (32°, Shriner). Club: Rotary.

Connections

Married Ruth Kilpatrick, January 29, 1902. Children: Cyrus Hudson, Mistress Anna L. Walker, Mistress Ruth L. Henderson, Mistress Lillian L. MeElmurray, Emily Kilpatrick, Rinaldo Addison, Joseph Truett.

father:
Edwin Erwin Lansdell

mother:
Anna Augusta (Cody) Lansdell

spouse:
Ruth Kilpatrick

child:
Cyrus Hudson Lansdell

child:
Mistress Anna L. Walker Lansdell

child:
Mistress Ruth L. Henderson Lansdell

child:
Mistress Lillian L. MeElmurray Lansdell

child:
Emily Kilpatrick Lansdell

child:
Rinaldo Addison Lansdell

child:
Joseph Truett Lansdell