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Wade Hamilton Boggs

Clergyman

Wade Hamilton Boggs, American clergyman. member of the board of trustees Presbyterian College South Carolina., 1922-1926, Thornwell Orphanage, 1922-1926; Member Chamber of Commerce (directory); Rotarian.

Background

Boggs, Wade Hamilton was born on November 12, 1883 in Liberty, South Carolina, United States. Son of Marcus Addison and Rebecca (Smith) Boggs.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Davidson College, 1907. Bachelor of Divinity, Austin (Texas) Theological Seminary, 1913. Graduate work, University Texas, 1910-1913, Biblical Seminary New York, 1922.

Doctor of Divinity, Presbyterian College of South Carolina., 1926. Doctor of Laws, Southwestern College, 1944.

Career

Ordained to ministry of Presbyterian Church, 1913. Assistant pastor First Church, San Antonio, Texas, 1913-1914. Pastor Central Church, Shawnee, Oklahoma, 1915-1919, Arsenal Hill Church, Columbia, South Carolina., 1919-1926, Druid Hills Church, Atlanta, 1926-1935, First Church, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1935-1943.

Executive secretary of Executive Committee Christian Edition and Ministerial Relief, Presbyterian Church United States, 1943-1950, executive secretary Board Annuities and Relief, 1950-1954, consultant Board Annuities and Relief, 1954-1956. Associate pastor Druid Hills Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, 1956-1961. Interim pastor First Presbyterian Church, St. Petersburg, Florida, since 1961.

Moderator Presbyterian Church of the United States, 1954-1955.

Membership

Member of the board of trustees Presbyterian College South Carolina., 1922-1926, Thornwell Orphanage, 1922-1926. Member Chamber of Commerce (directory).

Connections

Married Louise Sheldon, July 7, 1915. Children: Wade Hamilton, Marjorie (Mistress Charlie H. Lovelace).

father:
Marcus Addison Boggs

mother:
Rebecca (Smith) Boggs

spouse:
Louise Sheldon

child:
Wade Hamilton Boggs

child:
Marjorie Boggs (Mistress Charlie H. Lovelace)