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religious organization administrator

Eldon Ervin Fry, religious organization administrator. Ordained minister, 1968. Named one of Outstanding Young Men in East, 1990.


Fry, Eldon Ervin was born on August 2, 1946 in Lewistown, Idaho, United States. Son of Ervin Angus and Alice May (Benjamin) Fry.


Bachelor in Religion, Bartlesville Wesleyan University, 1968. Master of Science in Family Life Education, Kansas State University, 1984. Postgraduate, Pennsylvania State University.


With customer service department Plaza National Bank, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1965-1968. Pastor Big Bow (Kansas) Wesleyan Church, 1968-1972. Credit manager Brookings (South Dakota) Hospital, 1972-1973.

Assistant pastor Brookings Wesleyan Church, 1972-1973. Senior pastor Westview Community Church, Manhattan, Kansas, 1973-1984. Director campus ministries Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania, since 1984.

Educator Pawnee Mental Health Center, Manhattan, 1983. Vice president Logos Research Institute, Manhattan, 1983-1984, family life consultant, 1983-1984. Administrator National Conference Family Well Being, Washington, 1984.


  • Ordained minister, 1968.


Chaplain Riley County Police Department, Manhattan, 1981-1983. Director Wesleyan Youth Camp, Rock Springs, Kansas, 1976. Advisor 2020, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1989.

Active Amnesty International, Habitat for Humanity. National representative The National Center for Fathering, 1991. Member American Association Christian Counselors, Pennsylvania Association Adult and Continuing Educators, Youth Service American, Junior Chamber of Commerce, Omicron Nu.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: refinishing furniture, camping, basketball, sports.


Married Virginia Mae Stretch, December 24, 1965. Children: Marla Rene, Marc Alan.

Ervin Angus Fry

Alice May (Benjamin) Fry

Virginia Mae Stretch

Marla Rene Fry

Marc Alan Fry