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Clergyman

Elbert L. Mccreery, American clergyman.

Background

Mccreery, Elbert L. was born on May 18, 1877 in Loveland, Colorado, United States. Son of Review William H. and Martha (Marshall) M.

Education

Student Colorado Agricultural College, 1896. Bachelor of Arts, Monmouth (Illinois) College, 1901, Doctor of Divinity, 1926. Graduate Xenia Theological Seminary (now at St. Louis, Missouri), 1906.

Career

Teacher Assiut (Egypt) College, 1901-1903. Teacher of Hebrew, Xenia Theological Seminary, 1904-1906. Ordained ministry U.P. Church, 1906.

Missionary to Sudan, Africa, 1906-1913, reducing to writing the Shulla and Nuer langs., and translating Gospel of John into Shulla. Field secretary Laymen’s Missionary Movement, 1914-1918. Synodical chairman, New World Movement, Nebraska Synod U.P. Church, 1919.

Pastor Mission Creek, Pawnee County, Nebraska, 1920-1922. Professor New Testament Greek and phonetics and director pastors’ course, Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, 1922-1927. Pastor Fort Morgan, Colorado, 1927-1929.

Dean faculty of Bible Institute of Los Angeles, 1929-1937. Dean Bible-Missionary Institute, Western Bible College, Los Angeles, California, 1937-1940. Head department N. T. Greek, Westmont College, 1940-1946.

Acting president Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, 1946-1947. retired 1948. Home: 1625 Cleveland Avenue, Loveland, Colo.

Connections

Married Hannah C. McLean, August 20, 1909.; married second Mistress. Children: John Kelly, William McLean, Samuel Wilson, Ruth Elberta, Martha Lucile, Anna Mary, Robert Elbert.

father:
Review William H. M.

mother:
Martha (Marshall) M.

spouse:
Hannah C. McLean

spouse:
2d Mistress

child:
John Kelly Mccreery

child:
William McLean Mccreery

child:
Samuel Wilson Mccreery

child:
Ruth Elberta Mccreery

child:
Martha Lucile Mccreery

child:
Anna Mary Mccreery

child:
Robert Elbert Mccreery