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Robert Johnston Bateman

Clergyman

Robert Johnston Bateman, American clergyman. Member of Executive Committee Baptist State Convention Trustee Tennessee College, Murfreesboro, and Union U., Jackson, Tennessee In charge religion of Committee of Mississippi River Discovery, Memphis Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Bateman, Robert Johnston was born on October 27, 1879 in Plymouth, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Johnston and Mollie Winifred (Darden) Bateman.

Education

Educated Bethel Hill Institute, Wake Forest (North Carolina) College, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. Doctor of Divinity, Howard College, Birmingham. Doctor of Laws, Union U., Jackson, Tennessee.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1895. Successively pastor Fayetteville St. Church, Raleigh, North Carolina, Park Place Church, Norfolk, Virginia, First Church, Troy, Alabama, First Church, Meridian, Mississippi, First Church, Asheville, North Carolina, First Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Now pastor First Church, Memphis, Tennessee.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor weekly articles to Mirror (church paper). Also articles to newspapers and mags.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee Baptist State Convention Trustee Tennessee College, Murfreesboro, and Union U., Jackson, Tennessee In charge religion of Committee of Mississippi River Discovery, Memphis Chamber of Commerce.

Connections

Married Mae Ford, November 16, 1904. Children: Robert Johnston, William Carey.

father:
Robert Johnston Bateman

mother:
Mollie Winifred (Darden) Bateman

spouse:
Mae Ford

child:
Robert Johnston Bateman

child:
William Carey Bateman