WEEKS, ANDREW JACKSON
WEEKS, ANDREW JACKSON (1869–1939). Andrew Jackson Weeks, Methodist minister and church leader, son of Wiley F. and Laura (McNeely) Weeks, was born at Walnut Hill, Louisiana, on May 31, 1869. Ordained a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in 1890, he held pastorates at Augusta, Center, Rusk, Marshall, Galveston, San Antonio, San Angelo, and Yoakum, Texas, and was presiding elder of several districts, including Oklahoma City. He was editor of the Texas Christian Advocateqv from 1919 to 1922 and of the Southwestern Advocate in 1932. A member of the judicial council of the Methodist church, Weeks was a delegate to general conferences and to ecumenical conferences in London and Stockholm and to the John Wesley Bicentenary in London in 1938. He made his home at Richardson, Texas, until his death on December 12, 1939.
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