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Clergyman , educator

Thomas Polhill Stafford, American clergyman, educator. Member American Research Society.

Background

Stafford, Thomas Polhill was born on February 17, 1866 in Robertville, South Carolina, United States. Son of William John and Mary Ellen (Jaudon) Stafford.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, 1890, A.M., 1892, Master of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1893, Doctor of Theology, 1894, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930. Studied University of Halle, 1903-1904.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1890. Pastor Liberty, 1894-1900. Professor theology and philosophy, William Jewell College, 1900-1910.

Pastor Canon City, Colorado, 1910-1912. Professor Christian doctrines, Kansas City Baptist Theological Seminary, 1912-1937, dean of graduate work, 1930-1937, resigned. Pastor Leeds Baptist Church, Kansas City, 1916-1922, Beaumont Baptist Church, 1923-1929, Marlborough Baptist Church, 1929-1931.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Origin of Christian Science, 1912. A Study of the Holy Spirit, 1920. A Study of the Kingdom, 1925.A Study of Christian Doctrines, 1936. Contributor on religious subjects.

Membership

Member American Research Society.

Connections

Married Anna Gardner Tutt, 1895 (died 1912).; married second, Grace Harriet Utley, June 29, 1914. Children: Nell Thornton (Mistress Fairchild Gill), Dorothy (Mistress E. S. Thomas), Paul Tutt.

father:
William John Stafford

mother:
Mary Ellen (Jaudon) Stafford

spouse:
Anna Gardner Tutt

spouse:
Grace Harriet Utley

child:
Nell Thornton Stafford (Mistress Fairchild Gill)

child:
Dorothy Stafford (Mistress E. S. Thomas)

child:
Paul Tutt Stafford