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Clergyman

T. Ross Hicks, Canadian clergyman. Member New England Conference, Theta Delta Chi.; Mason.; Club: Kiwanis.

Background

Hicks, T. Ross was born on October 25, 1883 in Butternut Ridge, N.B., Canada. Son of James Melbourne and Adelaide Selina (Seely) Hicks.

Education

Graduate Worcester (Massachusetts) Academy, 1905. Bachelor of Arts, Boston University, 1909. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University School of Theology, 1911.

Master of Theology, Xenia Theological Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, 1927. Student of University of North Dakota, 1937-1939. Doctor of Divinity, Central Wesleyan College, 1934.

Career

Ordained ministry of Methodist Church, April, 1910. Pastor, Arlington Street Methodist Church, Nashua, N.H., 1909-1911. First Methodist Church, Claremont, N.H., 1911-1915.

Lincoln, N.H., 1915; district superintendent Dover District, N.H. Conference Methodist Church, 1915-1920. District supt, Southern Dist, 1920-1923. Director Adult Work, Board of Education, Methodist Church, 1923-1926.

Pastor, First Methodist Church, Webster Groves, Missouri, 1926-1933. First Methodist Church, Sedalia, Missouri, 1933-1936. First Methodist Church, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1936-1940.

President Wesley College, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1940-1946, pastor 1st Methodist Church, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1946-1950, retired.

Religion

People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

Politics

Church should be involved into political life by organizing delegations to party conferences.

Views

Every member of a Christian Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.

Membership

Member New England Conference, Theta Delta Chi. Mason.; Club: Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Mabel Louise Kinnecome, June 23, 1909. Children: Harold Edwin, Irving Ross, Philip Stanley.

father:
James Melbourne Hicks

mother:
Adelaide Selina (Seely) Hicks

spouse:
Mabel Louise Kinnecome

child:
Harold Edwin Hicks

child:
Irving Ross Hicks

child:
Philip Stanley Hicks