James Edward Dickey
James Edward Dickey (1864 – 1928) was an American
Bishopof the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, elected in 1922.
Birth and Family
James was born
11 May 1864in Jeffersonville, Georgia, the son of the Rev. James Madison and Ann Elizabeth (Thomas) Dickey. He was a descendant of John Dickey, who emigratedfrom Derry, Irelandin 1753. Another ancestorwas an English settler in Maryland. Both James' parents were of Revolutionary stock.
James married Jessie Munroe
9 September 1891. They had children Julia, Annie, Jessie, Claire, Edna, and James Edward, Jr.
Ordained and Academic Ministry
James joined the Itinerant Ministry of the
North Georgia Annual Conferenceof the M.E. Church, Southin 1891. He was an Adjunct Professor of Mental and Moral Science at Emory College, beginning in 1891. Then, he was appointed the Alumni Professor of Historical and Political Economics in 1896. He then spent time in the pastorate, appointed to Grace M.E., South Church in Atlantain 1899.
The Rev. Dr. Dickey then had the honor as the last
Presidentof Emory College, and the first President of Emory University. His term as President was 1902 to 1915. He then served again as a Pastor, this time of First Methodist at 42 E. Third St., Atlanta.
Rev. Dickey also was a member of the
EcumenicalConference at Torontoin 1911. He was also elected the General Secretary of Education for his denomination in 1910, bet resigned to remain at Emory. He was elected a delegate to the 1910 General Conference of the M.E. Church, South. He also served as the Chairman of the Board of Missions of his Annual Conference.
The Rev. Dr. James Edward Dickey was elected to the Episcopacy of the M.E. Church, South at the 1922 General Conference. As Bishop, he served as a Trustee of Emory and of Wesleyan Female College.
Bishop Dickey died
17 Aprilafter an appendectomyoperation in Louisville, Kentucky. He was buried in Westview Cemeteryin Atlanta.
* Dempsey, E.F., Life of Bishop Dickey, 1937.
* "DICKEY, Rev. James Edward, D.D." in Who's Who in American Methodism, Carl F. Price, Compiler and Editor, New York: E.B. Treat & Co., 1916, p. 58.
* Leete, Frederick DeLand, Methodist Bishops. Nashville, The Methodist Publishing House, 1948.
List of Bishops of the United Methodist Church
* [http://emoryhistory.emory.edu An Emory History]
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