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Lay church worker

Elizabeth Davis Ackerman, American lay church worker.


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


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


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.


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.


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

Albert Pflomm Davis

Margaret Ludlow (McCullough) Davis

Richard LeRoy Ackerman

Jonathan Michael Ackerman

Anne Rachel Ackerman

David Andrew Ackerman

Timothy Richard Ackerman