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Thomas White Currie

educator , Minister

Thomas White Currie, religious studies educator, minister. Mason.; Member Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

Currie, Thomas White was born on January 23, 1879 in Durango, Falls County, Texas, United States. Son of David Mitchell and Ira Ione (White) Currie.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Austin College, Sherman, Texas, 1907, Doctor of Divinity, 1915. Bachelor of Divinity, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1911. Master of Arts, University of Texas, 1911.

Doctor of Laws, Daniel Baker College, Brownwood, Texas, 1937.

Career

Formerly clerk, bookkeeper, salesman. General secretary University of Texas Young Men’s Christian Association, 1911-1920. Associate Professor of English Bible, 1911-1920, president and professor church history and English Bible since 1920, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Also pastor of the Highland Park Presbyterian Church of Dallas, Texas, 1932-1937. Secretary Young Men’s Christian Association war work department, 1917-1918, also active in Liberty Loan Red Cross and European relief drives. Teacher Bible, summer camps, Kansas, Colorado, Missouri, Texas, North Carolina, La and South Carolina., Nebraska and Virginia Moderator of General Assembly of Presbyterian Church in the United States, May 1930-May 1931.

Member Executive Committee Schools and Colls., Synod of Texas, Presbyterian Church in the United States Republican.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Studies in the Psalms. Also author of extension courses in English Bible, given through University of Texas.

Membership

Mason.; Member Alpha Tau Omega. Clubs: University, Rotary.

Connections

Married Jeannette E. Roe, August 26, 1913. Children: Thomas White, David Mitchell, Stuart Dickson, Elizabeth Jeannette.

father:
David Mitchell Currie

mother:
Ira Ione (White) Currie

spouse:
Jeannette E. Roe

child:
Thomas White Currie

child:
David Mitchell Currie

child:
Stuart Dickson Currie

child:
Elizabeth Jeannette Currie