George Washington Switzer, American clergyman. member northwest Indiana Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church Lectures on “Fifty Years in the Ministry”; Mason. Lectured on “Humanics,” November 9, 1939.
Switzer, George Washington was born on November 2, 1854 in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States. Son of Peter and Catharine (Shambaugh) Switzer.
Bachelor of Arts, Asbury (now DePauw) U., Greencastle, Indiana, 1881, A.M., 1884, Doctor of Divinity, 1900.
Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1880. Pastor Plainfleld, Indiana, 1881-1884, Shawnee Mound, 1884-1887, Crawfordsville, 1887-1892, Brazil, 1892-1895, West Lafayette, 1895-1901, La Porte, 1901-1903. Presiding elder, Lafayette District, 1903-1909.
Special appmts., 1910-1911. Pastor Stidham Memorial Church, near Lafayette, 1912-1917, Epworth Memorial, South Bend, 1918, Epworth Memorial Church, Cleveland, O., 1919. Assistant pastor Epworth-Euclid Church, Cleveland, 1920-1922.
Assistant pastor Epworth Methodist Episcopal Church, South Bend, Indiana. President Golden Jubilee Camp Meeting, Battle Ground, Indiana, 1923. President Battle Ground Assembly, 1925-1926, president emeritus, since 1928.
Trustee, De Pauw U., 1924, member Executive Committee.
Member northwest Indiana Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church Lectures on “Fifty Years in the Ministry”. Mason. Lectured on “Humanics,” November 9, 1939.