Waights Gibbs Henry Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Southern U., Greensboro, Alabama, 1900. Bachelor of Divinity, Vanderbilt University, 1902. A.M., U. Alabama, 1911, Doctor of Laws, 1937.
Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1915. Studied University Chicago, Harvard and law department Millsaps College. Doctor of Divinity, Birmingham-Southern College, 1925.
Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1903. Pastor Trinity, 1903-1906, Pratt City (Birmingham), 1907-1909, Tuscaloosa, 1910-1912, Jackson, Mississippi, 1914-1917, Brookhaven, 1918, Huntsville, Alabama, 1919-1920, 11th Avenue Church, Birmingham, 1921-1923. Professor religious education Emory University, 1924-1929.
Professor Bible at Athens College, since 1951.
Member General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, S., 1922-1930. Member General Epworth League Board, 1922-1925. Member Board Temperance and Social Service, 1926-1930.
Member Ecumenical Methodist Conference, 1931, 47, 51, Judicial Council Methodist Episcopal Church, South for term 1934-1939, judicial council Methodist Church, 1939-1940, 40-44, and elected for term 1944-1952 (vice president judicial council). Served as; Member Kappa Alpha, Pi Gamma Mu, Theta Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa. Mason, Kiwanian.
Married Mary Elizabeth Davis, June 18, 1903. Children: Robert Fillmore, Jefferson, Davis, Taylor Hill, Waights Gibbs, Ann Elizabeth.