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Cameron Harmon

Clergyman , educator

Cameron Harmon, American clergyman, educator. Served as private, Company L, 4th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, May 1898; Mason, Odd.

Background

Harmon, Cameron was born on April 17, 1876 in Louisville, Illinois, United States. Son of William Albert and Sarah Cathren (McKnight) Harmon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, 1903, Doctor of Divinity, 1916, Doctor of Laws, 1927.

Career

Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1900. Pastor Washington St. Church, Alton, Illinois, 1900-1902, 1st Church, Granite City, Illinois, 1902-1903, Grayville, 1903-1906, McLeansboro, 1906-1910, Murphysboro, 1910-1914, East St. Louis, 1914-1917. President Missouri Wesleyan College, Cameron, Missouri, 1917-1923.

President McKendree College, 1923-1925. Pastor 1st Church, Carbondale, Illinois, 1935-1939, 1st Church, Fairfield, Illinois, 1939-1943. 1st Church, Lawrenceville, Illinois, 1943-1947.

Built 3 chs.

Membership

Served as private, Company L, 4th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, May 1898. Mason, Odd.

Connections

Married Ruby Wilson, October 18,1910. Children: Dorothy Elizabeth, Nina May, Marion Jane.

father:
William Albert Harmon

mother:
Sarah Cathren (McKnight) Harmon

spouse:
Ruby Wilson

child:
Dorothy Elizabeth Harmon

child:
Nina May Harmon

child:
Marion Jane Harmon