Plato Tracy Durham, D. I).
Dean and Professor of Church History.
Born in Shelby, North Carolina, September 10, 1873; received early training in Bell
Academy and Horner School; A.B. Trinity College, Durham, N. C, 1895; a student in Yale
Divinity School, 1895-'96; Graduate of Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1899; Profes¬
sor of Church History and Biblical Literature, Trinity College, 1899-1905; Student in Oxford,
England, 1901-'O2; Trinity Church, Charlotte, 1905-'07; Central Station, Concord, 1907-'ll;
Winston District, 1911-"13; Charlotte District, 1913-'14; D. D. Trinity College, 1914; a Mem¬
ber of the General Conference, 1914; a Contributor to the Outlook, to the South Atlantic
Quarterly, to the Charlotte Observer, and to the North Carolina Journal of Education.