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Russell Cartwright Stroup

Russell Cartwright Stroup, American clergyman. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Freedom Foundation award, 1952, 54; Traveling fellow to Mid East, 1960. Member Inter Faith, Inter Racial Committee, Washington.; Served as chaplain, major Army of the United States, 1942-1946.

Background

  • Stroup, Russell Cartwright was born on January 16, 1905 in Cleveland. Son of Ner Wallace and Emma (Cartwright) Stroup.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1925, postgraduate, 1925-1926. Postgraduate University of Southern California, 1932-1933, American U., 1952-1953. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Washington and Lee University, 1947.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Susan Margretta. Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, 1927. Pastor in Murietta, California, 1927-1930, Newport Beach, California, 1930-1935, 1st Presbyterian Church, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1937-1950, Georgetown Presbyterian Church, Washington, 1950-1977.

      Instructor American U., 1960-1968. Moderator Washington Presbytery.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Inter Faith, Inter Racial Committee, Washington. Served as chaplain, major Army of the United States, 1942-1946.

    Connections

    • Married Louise Wells Stroup, June 25, 1947.
    • father: Ner Wallace Stroup
    • mother: Emma (Cartwright) Stroup
    • spouse: Louise Wells Stroup
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    Born January 16, 1905
    Died November 17, 1977
    (aged 72)
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