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Fraser Metzger

Clergyman , Dean

Fraser Metzger, American clergyman, retired university dean. Served as chaplain United States Army Reserve Corps, World War I.; Member Vermont Legislature, two terms.; Member Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Metzger, Fraser was born on October 25, 1872 in Gloversville, New York, United States. Son of Albert Henry and Catherine (Lenz) Metzger.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Union College, 1902. Doctor of Humane Letters, 1938. Bachelor of Divinity, Defiance (O.) College, 1904.

Doctor of Divinity, Middlebury (Vermont) College, 1921. Doctor of Divinity, Rutgers University, 1945.

Career

Ordained to ministry Congressional Church, 1902. Pastor Bethany Church, Randolph, Vermont, 1902-1923. Chaplain Pennsylvania State College, 1923-1925.

Dean of men Rutgers University, 1925-1945, also acting chaplain, 1930-1945, dean emeritus, since 1945. Minister First Church, South Windsor, Connecticut, since 1945.

Membership

Served as chaplain United States Army Reserve Corps, World War I. Member Vermont Legislature, two terms. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha, Delta Upsilon.

Connections

Married Jessie Lacy, June 12, 1902. Children: Albert Lacy, Roscoe Fraser, Karl Edward.

father:
Albert Henry Metzger

mother:
Catherine (Lenz) Metzger

spouse:
Jessie Lacy

child:
Albert Lacy Metzger

child:
Roscoe Fraser Metzger

child:
Karl Edward Metzger