Brauer, George R. was born on February 20, 1871 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Son of Jacob and Carolyn (Rutger) Brauer.
Student Columbia, 1895-1896, Union Theological Seminary, 1893-1896, University of Berlin. 1896-1898.
Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1896. Assistant pastor Memorial Church, Newark, New Jersey, 1894-1896. Missionary Adirondack Mission, 1898-1899.
Assistant pastor Rutgers Riverside Church, New York, 1901-1902. Pastor Setauket and Stony Brook chs., Long Island, 1903-1910. Office secretary and treasurer College Board of Presbyterian Church, 1910-1915.
President Church Erection Fund Board of Presbyterian Church, since 1915. Custodian mission property, Board of National Missions, since 1924. Treasurer Gospel Mission to the Tombs, New York, since 1916.
Secretary and treasurer Apostolic Institute of Near East, since 1918.
Married Eugenia Lathrop, November 22, 1903.; married second, Cecelia Bell Russum, April. Children: George Robert.