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George Allen Beecher

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George Allen Beecher, American bishop. member American Prison Association, International Prison Association, Nebraska Humane Society (vice president), Child Labor Committee; member State branch Committee for Treatment of Cancer.; Mason (33 degree), Elk (life.

Background

Beecher, George Allen was born on February 3, 1868 in Monmouth, Illinois, United States. Son of Benjamin J. and Mercy Ann (Boland) Beecher.

Education

Student of University of Nebraska, 1886-1889. Philadelphia Division School, 1889-1892, Doctor of Divinity, 1912.

Career

Deacon, 1892, priest, 1893, Protestant Episcopal Church. Missionary, Sidney, Nebraska, 1892-1895. Rector North Platte, Nebraska, 1895-1903.

Kearney, 1903-1904; dean Trinity Cathedral, Omaha, 1904-1910. Consecrated bishop of Western Nebraska, November 30, 1910. Trustee Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital, 1906-1947, Brownell Hall (both Omaha) 1906-1947.

President Pine Ridge History Association, 1938-1946. Retired since 1943. Chaplain 5th Regiment, Nebraska National Guard, 1906-1916. Charter member American Institute Criminal Law and Criminology.

Member American Prison Association, International Prison Association, Nebraska Humane Society (vice president), Child Labor Committee. Member State branch Committee for Treatment of Cancer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Story of St. Mark’s Pro-Cathedral Paris, 1945.

Membership

Member American Prison Association, International Prison Association, Nebraska Humane Society (vice president), Child Labor Committee. Member State branch Committee for Treatment of Cancer. Mason (33 degree), Elk (life.

Connections

Married Florence I. George, June 22, 1893 (deceased). Children: Pauline H. (deceased), Mistress Ruth Brian, George S. (deceased), Mary (deceased), Mistress Elizabeth McNeil, Sanford Dent.

father:
Benjamin J. Beecher

mother:
Mercy Ann (Boland) Beecher

spouse:
Florence I. George

child:
Pauline H. Beecher (deceased)

child:
Mistress Ruth Brian Beecher

child:
George S. Beecher (deceased)

child:
Mary Beecher (deceased)

child:
Mistress Elizabeth McNeil Beecher

child:
Sanford Dent Beecher