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Elmer Ellsworth Smiley

Clergyman

Elmer Ellsworth Smiley, American clergyman.

Background

Smiley, Elmer Ellsworth was born on August 6, 1862 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Alpheus and Rosetta (Kathan) Smiley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Syracuse University, 1885. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale, 1890, A.M., 1901. (Doctor of Divinity, Syracuse, 1899).

Career

Principal E. Bloomfield Academy, New York, 1885-1887. Ordained Congressional ministry, 1891. Pastor Pilgrim Church, Vancouver, Washington, 1891-1894, First Church, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1894-1898.

Chaplain of Wyoming Legislature, 1896-1897. President University of Wyoming, 1898-1903. Pastor Groton, New York, 1903.

Home: Groton, New York.

Connections

Married Edith Constance House, June 17, 1891.

father:
Alpheus Smiley

mother:
Rosetta (Kathan) Smiley

spouse:
Edith Constance House