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Eugene B. Hawk of Blountsville, Tennessee, received an A.B. degree, Bachelor of Divinity, from Vanderbilt University. He had also attended Emory Univeristy and Henry College.[3060] E. B. Hawk lived in Walnut Springs, Bosque County, Texas, in 1910. He was a Methodist minister. He was pastor of Blooming Grove Methodist Church in 1913.

In 1920, Eugene B. Hawk and his sons, Hiram P. and Richard B., lived on Vaughan Street in Polytechnic city (Fort Worth), Tarrant County, Texas.[3061] In 1930, Eugene B. Hawk lived in Fort Worth, Texas.[3062]

From 1925 until 1931, E. B. Hawk was the pastor of the First Methodist Church of Fort Worth. In 1931, he accepted the pastorate of the 4th Avenue Methodist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. In 1933, Dr. E. B. Hawk became the new dean of the School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. E. B. Hawk was vice president and acting president of SMU, 1938-1939.

Children of Eugene Blake Hawk and Dora Lee Patterson:

     772.        i.   Hiram Patterson Hawk, M.D., born 31 May 1913, Groesbeck, Limestone County, Texas, died 5 August 1949, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas,[3063] buried Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville.[3064] He married February 1939, Gainesville, to Aloha Morris.

Dallas Morning News, 12 February 1939: Dr. Hiram P. Hawk of Gainesville, married Miss Aloha Morris, daughter of Mrs. Nora Morris, Gainesville. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. E. B. Hawk, 3833 McFarlin. Dr. Hawk came to Gainesville in 1938 and is in partnership with Dr. C. B. Thayer. Dr. Hawk graduated from Baylor Medical School, the University of Louisville, and Texas Christian University.[3065]



[3060] Vanderbilt University Quarterly, 1909.

[3061] 1920 U.S. Census, Tarrant County, Texas, S.D. 12, E.D. 91, Sheet 6B. Eugene B. Hawk, age 38, widow, Methodist preacher; Hiram P. Hawk, son, age 6; Richard B. Hawk, son, age 2 10/12; Elizabeth Duvall, housekeeper, age 52, widow. All above white. And, Jeff Reynolds, servant, black, age 68, single.

[3062] 1930 U.S. Census, Tarrant County, Texas, S.D. 9, E.D. 220-11, Sheet 22A, Fort Worth. Hawk, Eugene B., age 48, mar at 30, Methodist minister; Amanda, wife, age 43, mar at 33; Pat, son, age 16; Blake, son, age 13; Riddell Hawk, son, age 7; William L. Hawkins, lodger, age 77, widow, Texas Ind. Mo. All white.

[3063] Texas Death Record. Hiram Patterson Hawk, died 5 August 1949, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas. Parents: E. B. Hawk, Dora Patterson. Spouse: Mrs. H. P. Hawk. Male, age 36 years, 2 months, 5 days, married.

[3064] Tombstone photograph, Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas. Hiram Patterson Hawk, Texas captain 441AAA, AW BNCAC WWII, born 31 May 1913, died 5 August 1949.

[3065] Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 12 February 1939, p. 7.

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