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Charles Elliott Cobbey

Clergyman , educator

Charles Elliott Cobbey, American clergyman, educator. Member National Ednl. Board and National Board Mgrs., Disciples of Christ.; Mason.

Background

Cobbey, Charles Elliott was born on July 9, 1885 in Beatrice, Nebraska, United States. Son of Joseph Elliott and Lottie Wilhelmina (Schell) Cobbey.

Education

Student Butler College, Indianapolis, 1904-1905. Bachelor of Arts, Cotner College, Bethany, Nebraska, 1909, Doctor of Divinity, 1922.

Career

Began ministry, Disciples of Christ, at 17. Pastor, Columbus, Indiana, 1903-1906, Chester, Nebraska, 1907-1910. Evangelistic work and pastor, Eureka, Montana, 1911-1912.

Pastor 1st Church, Omaha, 1913-1922. President Cotner College, October 3, since 1922. Religious work director Young Men’s Christian Association, Camp Cody, summer 1917.

In charge Young Men’s Christian Association religious work in Italy, July 1918-Sept 1919.

Membership

Member National Ednl. Board and National Board Mgrs., Disciples of Christ.

Connections

Married Mabel Mussette Snyder, June 30, 1909.

father:
Joseph Elliott Cobbey

mother:
Lottie Wilhelmina (Schell) Cobbey

spouse:
Mabel Mussette Snyder