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“Dr. Joe” Gettys turned 107 in April 2014

July-August 2014
Joseph Miller Gettys was born in 1907 at Water Oaks, his family’s 150 acre farm near Tirzah in York County, SC. He was the eighth of eleven children. All of his siblings completed college degrees, and several completed advanced degrees. Dr. Gettys attended Erskine College in Due West, SC. Upon his graduation he enrolled in the Erskine Seminary for one year then was offered a three year fellowship at the New York Biblical Seminary. He moved to New York City, earning a BA and a masters degree in systematic theology there. He then attended New York University and completed a doctorate of philosophy in 1938. – Read More –