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Clergyman , educator

Robert Edward Dickenson was an American clergyman and educator.


Dickenson, Robert Edward was born on September 4, 1875 in Cross Timbers, Missouri, United States. Son of Robert Winfield and Catharine Jane (Williams) Dickenson.


Bachelor of Arts, Morrisville (Missouri) College, 1897, A.M., 1903. Bachelor of Divinity, Vanderbilt, 1900. Doctor of Divinity, University of Denver, 1916.


Ordained elder Methodist Episcopal Church South, 1902. Pastor Hobson Church, Nashville, Tennessee, 1900-1902. Missionary to Mexico and pastor American Church, San Luis Potosi, 1902-1904.

Pastor and presiding elder and director religious education, Liberty, Missouri, St. Joseph, Missouri, Denver, Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Vernon, Texas, 1904-1924. Chaplain State Senate, Denver, Colorado, 1910, 12. Chaplain and director religious activities, and head department of religion in college of arts and sciences, Southern Methodist U., 1924-1932.

Pastor Las Cruces, New Mexico, Clovis, New Mexico, Portales, New Mexico, 1932-1939. Pastor University Methodist Church, Tucson, Arizona, 1939-1942. Pastor Garfield Community Methodist Church, Phoenix, Arizona, 1942-1945.


Member of Executive Committee Federal Council Churches of Christ in America, 1916-1920 and 1928-1932. Member Commission Tucson Hospital, 1934-1938. Member Ecumenical Conference Methodism, Toronto, 1911.

Member of General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, South, 1914, 22, 24.

Member of General Sunday School Board, Methodist Episcopal Church South, 1914-1918.

Member of Southern California Arizona Conference (member board of education, board ministerial training), vice-chairman for Pima County, Arizona.


Clubs: Rotary, Kiwanis, Faculty, Civitan.


Married Anne Ruby Wynne, September 4, 1900. Children: Anita Frances, Robert Edward, Junior.

Robert Winfield Dickenson

Catharine Jane (Williams) Dickenson

Anne Ruby Wynne

Anita Frances Dickenson

Robert Edward Dickenson

Jr Dickenson