William Andrew Hobson Edit Profile
Alabama State University, 1885. Bachelor of Arts, Howard College, Alabama, 1892, Doctor of Divinity, 1897. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1893-1894.
Ordained Baptist ministry, 1885. City missionary, Birmingham, 1885-1888. Founder Avondale Baptist Church, and pastor, 1886-1888.
Student pastor Baptist Church, Coaling, Warrior, Truesville, Dolomite, 1889-1892, Litchfield (Kentucky) Baptist Church, 1892-1894. Pastor Woodlawn Church, Birmingham, 1894-1896, Ruhama Church (seat of Howard College), Birmingham, 1896-1900, 1st Church Jacksonville, Florida, 1900-1923, Baptist Temple, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1924-1927. Teacher of Bible, Howard College, 1896-1900.
Editor Florida Baptist Witness, 1902-1903. Founder, 1932 and pastor Disston Avenue Baptist Church, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1932-1946. Pastor emeritus, since 1946.
Member of executive board and president Florida Baptist Convention, Inc., 1911-1923. Member Executive Committee Southern Baptist Convention, 1927-1936, now. Member Baptist State Board, 1900-1936.
Trustee (formerly special representative) John B. Stetson University, DeLand, Florida. Mason. Air warden during World World War World War II.
Married Lou Alma Cheek, October 2, 1887. Children: Mary Kate (deceased), Tolbert Francis.