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Clergyman , Church official

Robert Lee Powell, American Clergyman, church official. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1911. Past chairman Glendawn Baptist Bible Camp, Auburn, Washington; past member county Baptist Mid-Missions; trustee Los Angeles baptist College and Seminary; volunteer chaplain War Department, World War I.

Background

Powell, Robert Lee was born on January 22, 1888 in Covington County, Mississippi, United States. Son of John P. and Rosamond Francis (Chambers) Powell.

Education

Student, South Mississippi College. Student, Mississippi College. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Howard-Payne College, 1930.

Career

Pastor, various Southern cities, 1912-1931; pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Tacoma, 1932-1934; pastor, Temple Baptist Church, Tacoma, 1934-1962. Member executive county International Council Christian Church, American Council Christian Churches for Washington. Past chairman General Association Regular Baptist School, member county of 14.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1911.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Temple Tidings.

Membership

Past chairman Glendawn Baptist Bible Camp, Auburn, Washington. Past member county Baptist Mid-Missions. Trustee Los Angeles baptist College and Seminary.

Volunteer chaplain War Department, World War I.

Connections

Married Altha Talbot, September 4, 1919. Children: Jurell (Mistress Jerry McCrorie), Mary-Beth (Mistress Peter J. Cran), Rosaltha.

father:
John P. Powell

mother:
Rosamond Francis (Chambers) Powell

spouse:
Altha Talbot

child:
Jurell Powell (Mistress Jerry McCrorie)

child:
Rosaltha Powell

child:
Mary-Beth Powell (Mistress Peter J. Cran)