HENRY, WAIGHTS GIBBS, 1879-1960

Biography:

Minister, professor. Born– January 13, 1879, at Palm in Pickens Co. Parents– Robert Fillmore and Rebecca Catherine (Morris) Henry. Married– Mary Elizabeth Davis, June 18, 1903. Children– Five. Education– Southern University, A.B., 1900; Vanderbilt University, B.D., 1902; University of Alabama, A.M., 1912; Boston University, Ph.D., 1915; further graduate work at University of Chicago, Millsaps College, and Harvard University. Ordained to Methodist ministry, 1903; pastorates in Trinity, Pratt City, Tuscaloosa, Brookhaven, Huntsville, and Birmingham; professor of religious education, Emory University, 1924-1929; professor of Bible, Athens College, after 1951. Member of many councils and conferences of the Methodist Church.

Source:

Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol. 3.

Publication(s):

Needful Knowledge for Worthful Living. Birmingham, Ala.; W.G. Henry, 1930.

The Organization of Personality. Birmingham, Ala.; Birmingham Printing Co., 1922.