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Clergyman

Carl Eckhardt Grammer, American clergyman. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.; Mason.

Background

Grammer, Carl Eckhardt was born on November 11, 1858 in Smyrna, Delaware, United States. Son of Julius Eckhardt (Doctor of Divinity) and Elizabeth Anne (Sparrow) G.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1880. Graduate P.E. Theological Seminary in Virginia, 1884. S.T.D., Trinity College, Connecticut, 1895.

Career

Deacon, 1884, priest, 1885, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector Hancock, Maryland., 1884-1887, Church of the Epiphany, Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, O., 1887. Professor church history, P.E. Theological Seminary in Virginia, 1887-1898.

Rector Christ Church, Norfolk, Virginia, 1898-1905, St. Stephen’s Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1905-1936, rector emeritus, 1937. Deputy to General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1895, 1901, 04, 07, 10, editor P.E. Review (now defunct), 1890-1898. President Inter Church Federation of Philadelphia, 1918-1920, president Evangelical Ednl.

Society; emeritus president Board of Sweet Briar College, Virginia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of Bohlen lectures for 1928, entitled Things That Remain, etc., and of numerous pamphlets on religious and humanitarian topics, also magazine articles and a history of St. Stephen’s Club. Contributing editor Chronicle.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi. Mason.; Clubs: Old Guard (Summit, New Jersey).

Connections

Married Mary W. Page, July 3, 1889. Children: Mistress Elizabeth Torrey, Mary Page, Mistress Dorothy Croyder.

father:
Julius Eckhardt Grammer

spouse:
Mary W. Page

child:
Mistress Elizabeth Torrey Grammer

child:
Mary Page Grammer

child:
Mistress Dorothy Croyder Grammer