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Clergyman

Elwin Lincoln House, American clergyman. Mason.

Background

House, Elwin Lincoln was born on April 4, 1861 in Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Captain Jerome B. and Nancy J. (Fowler) House.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1893, Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University School of Theology, 1894. Doctor of Divinity, Furman, 1899.

Career

Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1883. Pastor, Boston, Massachusetts, 1883-1884, Henniker, N.H., 1884-1886, Salem, 1886-1888, Boston, 1888-1890, Skowhegan, Maine, 1890-1891, Portland, 1892-1893. Entered Congressional ministry.

Pastor Attleboro, Massachusetts, 1893-1898, Providence, Rhode Island, 1899-1902, Portland, Oregon, 1902-1907, Spokane, Washington, 1907-1913. Lecturer and writer on The Psychology of Religion, since 1913. Trustee Pacific University (Forest Grove, Ore), Pacific Theological Seminary (Berkeley, California).

Moderator Pacific Coast Congress Congressional Churches, 1910-1916. Chaplain 5th Massachusetts Regiment, United States Volumes, Spanish-American War.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Psychology of Orthodoxy, 1913. The Mind of God, 1917. The Drama of the Face, 1919.The Glory of Going On, 1920. How to Heal One’s Self and Others, 1924. The Supreme Christ, 1927.The World’s Greatest Things, 1929. Life’s Masterpieces, 1930.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Sherlie D. Grow, May 10, 1883. Children: Elmer Elwin, Arthur Everett.

father:
Captain Jerome B. House

mother:
Nancy J. (Fowler) House

spouse:
Sherlie D. Grow

child:
Elmer Elwin House

child:
Arthur Everett House