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Clergyman

Robert Campbell Anderson, American clergyman. Recipient Algernon Sydney Sullivan medallion award Hampden-Sydney College Virginia, 1939. Member Schoolmasters; Mason (32°).

Background

Anderson, Robert Campbell was born on July 26, 1864 in near Martinsville, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Campbell and Justina Caroline (Armistead) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hampden-Sydney College, 1887. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, Virginia, Richmond, 1890. Post. graduate Free Church College, U. Edinburgh, Scotland, 1895-1896.

Doctor of Divinity, Davidson (North Carolina) College, 1923.

Career

Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church. Pastor San Angelo, Texas, 1890-1892, 2d Church, Roanoke, Virginia, 1892-1897, Shelbyville Tennessee, 1898-1905, 1st Church, Gastonia, North Carolina, 1905-1911. President Mountain Retreat Association (institution Montreat (North Carolina), home General Assembly Presbyterian Church United States and Center of religious work), since 1911.

Founder, 1916, since president, manager, treasurer Montreat College for Girls. Designer, supervisor Public Building Montreat. Delegate Sesqui-Centennial Celebration, Presbyterian Church U. S.A., Philadelphia, 1938.

Trustee Davidson College.

Membership

Member Schoolmasters. Mason (32°).

Connections

Married Katie P. Walker, December 24, 1890. Married second, Sadie K. Gaither, November 11, 1896.

father:
Robert Campbell Anderson

mother:
Justina Caroline (Armistead) Anderson

spouse:
Katie P. Walker

spouse:
Sadie K. Gaither