Baptist clergyman. Born– December 18, 1867, in Jonesboro, Tenn. Parents– William Lafayette and Nancy (Carr) Vines. Married– Rubie Painter, January 29, 1896; married Ivy Henderson, April 30, 1902. Education– Central Normal College, Danville, Ind., 1893; Louisville Theological Seminary, 1894-1895; University of Chicago, 1898-1899. Ordained in the Baptist Church 1893. Pastor in Johnson City, Tenn.; Asheville, N.C.; Norfolk, Va.; Brooklyn, N.Y.; St. Joseph, Mo.; Charlotte, N.C.; Augusta, Ga.; Greenwood, S.C.; Quincy, Fla. General evangelist for two years for the Southern Baptist Convention; supply minister, Birmingham area; instructor at Howard College, Dept. of Religion, 1939. Awarded honorary Ph.D. from Carson Newman College, 1906. Died November 25, 1952.
Who Was Who in America, Vol. 5.
A Preacher’s Pilgrimage; Sermons, 1952.