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Clergyman , Religious organization executive

Albert Edwin Myers, clergyman, religious organization executive. Ordained to ministry Evangelical Lutheran Church in American, 1955. Named honorary canon St. Stephen's Episcopal Cathedral, 1984; recipient leadership citation Pennsylvania Senate, 1984.

Background

Myers, Albert Edwin was born on September 18, 1931 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Forrest D. and Marian H. (Conner) Myers.

Education

Bachelor, Akron University, 1954. Master of Divinity, Trinity Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1955. Master of Sacred Theology, Oberlin College, 1959.

Doctor Ministry, Vanderbilt University, 1974.

Career

Pastor, churches, Ohio, Wyomingpastor, churches, Ontario, Canadapastor, churches, Pennsylvania, 1955-1974;executive director, Pennsylvania Council Churches, Harrisburg, since 1974. Board of managers Pennsylvania Bible Society, since 1979. Member Commision on Religion in Appalachia, Knoxville, since 1974.

Member governing board National Council Churches, 1976-1981.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Evangelical Lutheran Church in American, 1955.

Membership

Trustee Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania, 1976-1985, United Way Pennsylvania, 1974-1976. Member Executive Committee planning division Tri-County United Way, 1974-1978. Mem.dist. committee Keystone Area county Boy Scouts American, 1974-1978.

Moderator radio show Face the Issue, Harrisburg, 1974-1982. Board directors Pennsylvania Citizens Svc. Project, since 1988, Pennsylvania division American Trauma Society, since 1985, Harrisburg Eastern State Hospital, since 1990.

Member National Association Ecumenical Staff, Society Descendants Colonial Clergy.

Connections

Married Naomi Ann Paullin, August 9, 1953. Children: Paul T., Kathryn I., Deborah H., Forrest C.

father:
Forrest D. Myers

mother:
Marian H. (Conner) Myers

spouse:
Naomi Ann Paullin

child:
Paul T. Myers

child:
Kathryn I. Myers

child:
Deborah H. Myers

child:
Forrest C. Myers