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Clergyman , educator

Ezra Lee Howard, American clergyman, educator. Member Phi Gamma Delta.; Mason (32 degree, Shriner), Elk.

Background

Howard, Ezra Lee was born on April 14, 1869 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. Son of Lyell Marvin and Mary Catherine (Osborne) Howard.

Education

William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, 1889-1892. University of Chicago, 1900-1902. (Doctor of Divinity, Fargo College, 1917).

Career

Church at 17, ordained 1890. Pastor in Missouri and Kansas. Resigned at Paola, Kansas, 1896, to enter Congressional ministry.

Pastor Burlington, Kansas, Kansas City, Missoury, and Morgan Park, Illinois. Pastor Plymouth Church, Columbus, Ohio, 1903-1910, 1st Church, Painesville, O., 1910-1915, St. Anthony Park Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1915-1918. President Fargo College, 1918-1921.

Pastor Congressional Church, Prescott, Arizona, since 1922.

Membership

Member Phi Gamma Delta. Mason (32 degree, Shriner), Elk. Clubs: Yavapai, Rotary, Chamber of Commerce (Prescott).

Connections

Married Alma Marvin Hayes, of Paola, Kansas, December 30, 1896.

father:
Lyell Marvin Howard

mother:
Mary Catherine (Osborne) Howard

spouse:
Alma Marvin Hayes