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Edward Fletcher Jorden, Canadian clergyman.


Jorden, Edward Fletcher was born in 1858 in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Son of Edward James and Rehumah (Sensebaugh) Jorden.


Graduate McMaster College, Toronto, 1884. Bachelor of Philosophy, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1888, Doctor of Philosophy., 1890. Bachelor of Divinity, University of Chicago Division School, 1887.

Doctor of Divinity, Nebraska Wesleyan, 1900.


Ordained Baptist ministry, 1885. Pastor First Church, Muscatine, Iowa, 1890-1892, Grand Island, Nebraska, 1892-1902, Fremont, 1902-1904 (6 months leave of absence, during which served as chaplain 3d Nebraska Vols., Spanish-American War. President Sioux Falls (South Dakot) College, 1904-1914.

Pastor 1st Church, Shenandoah, Iowa, 1914-1916. President Grand Island (Nebraska) College, 1916-1919, later vice president Home: Grand Island, Neb.


Married Jemima Laurie, June 11, 1890. Children: Mary Eloise, Edward Laurie.

Mary Eloise Jorden