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Clergyman

Robert Greene Lee, American clergyman.

Background

Lee, Robert Greene was born on November 11, 1886 in Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States. Son of David Ayers and Sarah Elizabeth (Bennett) Lee.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Furman U., Greenville, South Carolina., 1913, Doctor of Divinity, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy, Chicago Law School, 1919. Studied Tulane University, summer.

Doctor of Divinity, Union U., Jackson, Tennessee, 1929. Doctor of Laws, 1934. Doctor of Letters, Bob Jones College, Cleveland, Tennessee.

Doctor of Divinity, Stetson University, DeLand, Florida, 1944, Doctor of Letters, Houghton College Houthton, New York, 1952. m. Bula Gentry, November 28, 1913.

Career

Ordained ministry Southern Baptist Church, 1910. Pastor successively Edgefield and Chester, South Carolina., and First Church, New Orleans. Louisiana, until 1926, Citadel Square Church, Charleston, South Carolina., 1925-1927, Bellevue Baptist Church, Memphis, Tennessee, since 1927.

President Baptist State Convention of Tennessee, 1932-1935. Trustee Baptist Bible Institute, New Orleans, 1923-1925, Greenville Woman’s College, Union U. and Bob Jones College President of Southern Bap. Cenvention, 1948-1950.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous books since 1929. Latest publications: Pulpit Pleadings, 1948. The Sinner’s Saviour, 1949.The Bible and Prayer, 1950.

Politics

As responsible citizens Christians should pray for elected officials, submit to just laws, pay taxes, and serve in various capacities, such as on juries, in the military, in public office, and by voting for their representative leadership.

Views

Christians should promote healthy marriages, raising loving children, and in getting along with everyone around them—including their enemies.

Connections

Children: Bula Gentry, Roy DeMent.

father:
David Ayers Lee

mother:
Sarah Elizabeth (Bennett) Lee

child:
Bula Gentry Lee

child:
Roy DeMent Lee