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Clergyman

Elmer Isaac Goshen, American clergyman. Mason (Kansas City.C.H., Scottish Rite, 33°). Commissioner in Utah under NRA.

Background

Goshen, Elmer Isaac was born on February 16, 1872 in Farmington, Illinois, United States. Son of Levi and Harriet (Thornton) Goshen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 1894. Northwestern Law School, 1894-1896. Bachelor of Divinity, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1899.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1899. Pastor Ogden Church, 1899-1902, 1st Church, Salt Lake City, since 1902. Instituted “habit cure” for treatment of persons addicted to use of alcohol, morphine, etc.

President board of trustees, Salt Lake College, Salt Lake Symphony Orchestra.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of 17 books.

Membership

Mason (Kansas City.C.H., Scottish Rite, 33°). Commissioner in Utah under NRA.

Connections

Married Jene Melvin, November 25, 1909.

father:
Levi Goshen

mother:
Harriet (Thornton) Goshen

spouse:
Jene Melvin