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Lay church worker

Elizabeth Davis Ackerman, American lay church worker.

Background

Ackerman, Elizabeth Davis was born on October 14, 1940 in Oaklyn, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Albert Pflomm and Margaret Ludlow (McCullough) Davis.

Education

Bachelor, Hood College, Frederick, Maryland, 1962. Master of Music, University Utah, 1965.

Career

Choir director, assistant organist, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Claremont, California, 1967; senior choir director, counselor, Luther League, 1968-1969; choir member, assistant organist, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Tigard, Oregon, 1970; director senior choir, Calvin Presbyterian Church, Tigard, 1971; director music, Zoar Lutheran Church, Canby, Oregon, 1972-1977; director chamber orchestra, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Portland, Oregon, 1978-1982; senior choir director, Augustana Lutheran Church, Portland, Oregon, 1987-1988; owner, executive director, Small World Music School, Tigard, 1988-1991.

Membership

Active member choir ascension Lutheran Church, Haddon Heights, New Jersey, 1948-1958. Sunday school accompanist, 1952-1958, vacation church school accompanist, 1954-1958. Luther League accompanist, 1954-1958.

Organizer, leader girl's quartet. Church pianist Noway (Maine) Center Church, 1958-1961. Member choir Hood College, 1958-1962.

Assistant organist, member choir Zion Lutheran Church, Salt Lake City, 1962-1966. Accompanist St. Anthony's Boys' Choir, 1981-1985. Director summer Music Camp, St. Anthony's, Tigard, Oregon, 1983.

Assistant organist Christ the King Lutheran Church, Tigard, 1989-1993, private piano teacher, 1960-1993. Accompianist Glee Club, St. Anthony's Boys Choir, 1979-1984. Member National Guild Piano Teachers, American Choral Directors Association, Music Teachers National Association, Choristers Guild.

Connections

Married Richard LeRoy Ackerman, June 14, 1961. Children: David Andrew, Timothy Richard, Anne Rachel, Jonathan Michael.

father:
Albert Pflomm Davis

mother:
Margaret Ludlow (McCullough) Davis

spouse:
Richard LeRoy Ackerman

child:
Jonathan Michael Ackerman

child:
Anne Rachel Ackerman

child:
David Andrew Ackerman

child:
Timothy Richard Ackerman