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Charles Wayne Ray

Clergyman

Charles Wayne Ray, American clergyman. Decorated by King Albert of Belgium for two poems, “No Man’s Land,” and “The Dead in Flandirs. Mason, deputy Grand Master I.O.O.F.

Background

Ray, Charles Wayne was born on April 2, 1872 in Riley, Vigo Company, Indiana, United States. Son of William Riley and Hester Ann (Lee) Ray.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, DePauw, 1900. A.M., Taylor U., 1902. Doctor of Divinity, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1905.

Career

Columbus, 1910-1913, Lyons, 1913-1919, McCook, 1919-1924, North Platte, since 1924. Delaware to World’s S.S. Convention, Rome, 1907, Zürich, 1910.

Membership

Mason, deputy Grand Master I.O.O.F.

Connections

Married Arethusa S. Ervin, October 31, 1907. Children: Helen E., Robert E. Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry in Indiana.

father:
William Riley Ray

mother:
Hester Ann (Lee) Ray

spouse:
Arethusa S. Ervin

child:
Helen E. Ray

child:
Robert E. Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry in Ind Ray