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Sterling Pitts Wiggins Edit Profile

Clergyman

Sterling Pitts Wiggins, American clergyman.

Background

Wiggins, Sterling Pitts was born on February 22, 1874 in Harris County, Georgia, United States. Son of Robert Lemuel and Ann Elizabeth (Pitts) Wiggins.

Education

Graduate Emory University, 1894.

Career

Teacher public schools, Georgia, 1894-1897. Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1897, pastor Pendleton, Oregon, 1898-1899, West Point, Georgia, 1903-1907, First Church, Atlanta, 1910-1912, St. John Church, Augusta, 1913-1915, Athens, Georgia, 1916-1920. Presiding elder North Atlanta District, N. Georgia Conference, 1928-1931.

Pastor Haygood Memorial Church, Atlanta, since 1932.

Membership

Member Alpha Tau Omega.

Connections

Married Gussie Tigner, December 14, 1897. 1 son, M. Tigner.

father:
Robert Lemuel Wiggins

mother:
Ann Elizabeth (Pitts) Wiggins

spouse:
Gussie Tigner