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Samuel Ray Braden

Clergyman , educator

Samuel Ray Braden, American clergyman, educator. Member American Sociological Society, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Braden, Samuel Ray was born on June 18, 1888 in Derby, Kansas, United States. Son of Ed(ward) and Jennie (Wardell) Braden.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College of Emporia, Kansas, 1910. Bachelor of Divinity, McCormick Theological Seminary, 1919. Graduate work Princeton, 1912, University of Chicago, 1919.

Doctor of Philisophy, University of Missouri, 1924.

Career

Superintendent schools, Derby, Kansas, 1910. Teacher Paxton Training School, Kiungchow, Island of Hainan, China, 1913-1915. Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1913.

Pastor Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, 1915-1917, Logan Square Church, Chicago, 1917-1919. Professor religious education, Bible College of Missouri, 1919-1924. Dean and acting president Blackburn College, Carlinville, Illinois, 1924-1925.

Head of psychology and education department, Tusculum College, Greeneville, Tennessee, 1925-1926. Acting president Missouri Valley College, Marshall, Missouri, 1926-1927. Pastor First Presbyterian Church, McAlester, Oklahoma, from 1929.

T.B. Blackstone fellow in New Testament, McCormick Theological Seminary, 1919.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to religious journals.

Membership

Member American Sociological Society, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Mary E. Altman, of Emporia, Kansas, May 26, 1913. Children: Samuel Edward, John Altman, Mary Elizabeth.

father:
Ed(ward) Braden

mother:
Jennie (Wardell) Braden

spouse:
Mary E. Altman

child:
Samuel Edward Braden

child:
John Altman Braden

child:
Mary Elizabeth Braden