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Clergyman , Librarian

Robert Langley Mabson, American clergyman, librarian. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1955. Recipient Congressional Community Service award, 1978. Member American Library Association (life).


Mabson, Robert Langley was born on April 17, 1931 in New Orleans. Son of Eugene Beall and Eva Louise (Lea) Mabson.


Bachelor, Tulane University, 1952. Postgraduate, Union Theological Seminary, 1952-1955. M. of Religious Education, President School Christian Education, 1955.

Master of Science, Louisiana State University, 1964.


Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1955. Pastor, Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, Sinks Grove, West Virginia, 1955-1957. Director, Christian education Barbee Larger Parish 1957-1959.

Pastor, 1st Presbyterian Church, Perry (Missouri), 1957-1959. Pastor, 1st Presbyterian Church, Talihina, Oklahoma, 1959-1963, Eastland Presbyterian Church, Memphis, 1966-1978, Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, Strong, Arkansas, 1983-1984, Sulphur Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Louann, Arkansas, 1984-1988. Chaplain United States Public Health Service Hospital, Talikina, Oklahoma, 1959-1963, Calvary Colony Alcoholic Rehabilitation Center, also Kings Daus. andSons Home, Memphis, 1979-1983.

Head library, professor Methodist College, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1964-1966. Assistant library Memphis Theological Seminary, 1967-1974. Interim director CLOC Regional Library., Magnolia, Arkansas, 1997.

Active Presbyterian Council Evangelism, 1959-1963, Covenant Presbytery, 1973-1984, stated clerk, 1973-1975, moderator, 1976, Mound Prairie Presbytery, 1984-1988, Arkansas Presbytery, 1989.


  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1955.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Presbyterian Missionary Labors in Kiamichi Valley, Oklahoma, 1850-1960.


Member American Library Association (life).


Married Minnie Augusta Lewis, December 22, 1953. Children:: Lewis, Susan Jane, Laura Lea (deceased 1996).

Eugene Beall Mabson

Eva Louise (Lea) Mabson

Minnie Augusta Lewis

Laura Lea Mabson (deceased 1996)

Susan Jane Mabson

: Lewis Mabson