Waits, Jim Leggett, 1935-

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James Leggett Waits was born on December 11, 1935. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Millsaps College, a Bachelor of Divinity from Yale University, and a Master of Arts from the University of Chicago. In addition, Waits was awarded two honorary degrees: a Doctor of Divinity from Millsaps College and a Doctor of Humane Letters from Florida Southern College. Waits served as the Dean and Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Divinity at Candler School of Theology from 1984-1991. He then served as the President of the Theological Fund for Education from 1991-2003.

From the description of Jim Leggett Waits papers, 1958-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570850

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