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Clergyman

Edward Jerome Webster, American clergyman. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.; Club: Kiwanis.

Background

Webster, Edward Jerome was born on January 11, 1881 in Hardwick, Vermont, United States. Son of Noble Elderkin and Dora Mary (Schoolcraft) Webster.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1913. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1917. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1918.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1917. Associate pastor, First Congressional Church, New Haven, Connecticut, 1918. Pastor Aurora, Illinois, from April 1919.

Accused of speaking too plainly. Vote of 90 to 59, September 1921, in favor of his remaining in charge. Secretary Committee of 100, New Haven, 1918.

Organizer and chairman Committee of 12, Aurora.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi. Club: Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Elsie Brooks, of Chester, New York, February 12, 1918.

father:
Noble Elderkin Webster

mother:
Dora Mary (Schoolcraft) Webster

spouse:
Elsie Brooks