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George Ross Mather, American clergy member. Ordained to Ministry, 1955.

Background

Mather, George Ross was born on June 1, 1930 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Samuel Wooley and Henrietta Elizabeth (Deardorff) Mather.

Education

Bachelor, Princeton University, 1952. Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1955. Doctor of Divinity, Hanover College, 1986.

Career

Assistant pastor, Abington (Pennsylvania) Presbyterian, 1955-1958;pastor, 1st Presbyterian Church Ewing, Trenton, 1958-1971;senior pastor, 1st Presbyterian Church Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1971-1986;pastor, 3d Presbyterian Church Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1987-1995.

Achievements

  • Ordained to Ministry, 1955.

Works

Membership

President Allen County Library. Trustees, Fort Wayne, Allen County Library. Foundation, Fort Wayne, Clergy United for Action, Fort Wayne.

Trustee Hanover (Indiana) College. Chairman Bicentennial Religious Heritage Commission, 1994. Board directors Smock Foundation, 1971-1985.

Member Indiana Religious History Association (board directors), Allen County Fort Wayne History Society (board directors), The Quest Club (president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, travel, hiking, canoeing.

Connections

Married Doris Christine Anderson, June 28, 1958. Children: Catherine Anne Mather-Grimes, Geoffrey Thomas.

father:
Samuel Wooley Mather

mother:
Henrietta Elizabeth (Deardorff) Mather

spouse:
Doris Christine Anderson

child:
Catherine Anne Mather-Grimes Mather

child:
Geoffrey Thomas Mather