Dr. James H. Daughdrill, Jr. 1934-2014
Dr. Daughdrill was the founder and author of Prayers At Work, a joyful work in his retirement. He often referred to the PAW ministry as the fulfillment of his life. Dr. and Mrs. Daughdrill, who were married for 59 years, had three children and six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, and resided in Memphis, TN, where they attend an Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Daughdrill, "Libby," is still active in her Memphis church community and she enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Dr. Daughdrill, who went to be with the Lord in May, 2014, had three careers:
College President for 26 years:
- President of Rhodes College, one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation.
- President, American Association of Colleges and Universities.
- Board of Directors, The American Council on Education.
- Chairman, Advisory Committee to the U.S. Secretary of Education
Business: President of Kingston Mills, Inc., manufacturers of broadloom carpeting (later sold to Dan River Mills):
- Member, Young Presidents Organization (YPO).
- Member, CEO, the Chief Executives Organization.
- Member, World Business Council
Pastor, and Denominational Secretary of Stewardship.