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Clergyman , educator

Charles Calvert Ellis, American clergyman, educator.


Ellis, Charles Calvert was born on July 21, 1874 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Henry Jennings and Kate Calvert (Kane) Ellis.


Bachelor of Engineering, Juniata College, 1890, Bachelor of Arts, 1898, Doctor of Divinity, 1925. A.M., Illinois Wesleyan University, 1903, Doctor of Philosophy., 1904. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1907.

Postgraduate Princeton. 1919-1920, Harvard, summer 1922. Bachelor of Divinity, Temple University, 1920.

Doctor of Laws, Bridgewater, 1941.


Teacher of public schools, 1890-1894. Professor of English, Juniata College, 1898-1899, 1900-1901, head of department education, 1907-1930, vice president, 1917-1930, president, 1930-1943, president emeritus, since 1943.

Associate pastor at First Brethren Church, Philadelphia, 1899-1900, pastor, 1919-1921. Lyceum lecturer, 1908-1913. Associate Victoria Institute (Great Britain).


  • Other Work

    • Author: Lancasterian Schools in Philadelphia (thesis), 1907. Studies in Doctrine and Devotion (Part III), 1919. The Religion of Religious Psychology, 1922, 28.The Christian Way of Life, 1924. Frequent speaker at religious and educational convs. Author of This Week’s Teaching Principle in S. S. Times, 1919-1930.His Days and Ours, 1946. Juniata College, History of Seventy Years, 1947. Contributor to religious and educational publications.


Member of National Education Association, Pennsylvania Ednl. Association, National Society for Study of Education, Society College Teachers Education, Pennsylvania Society College Teachers Education, English-Speaking Union. Member Pennsylvania Common for Study of Ednl.

Problems, 1931-1935; member Executive Committee Pennsylvania cooperative Common for Study of Teacher Education, 1939-1943. Rotarian (past president).


Married to Emma Susan Nice, December 25, 1902.

Henry Jennings Ellis

Kate Calvert (Kane) Ellis

Emma Susan Nice