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Harvey Rufus De Bra

Clergyman

Harvey Rufus De Bra, American clergyman. member General Conf.

Background

Bra, Harvey Rufus De was born on June 10, 1862 in Pleasant Hill, Ohio, United States. Son of Joseph H. (Doctor of Medicine and Catharine (Deeter) D.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 1898, A.M., 1900. Bachelor of Divinity, Garrett Biblical Institute, Evanston, Illinois, 1900. Doctor of Divinity, Cornell College, Iowa, 1911.

Career

Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1890. President Epworth (Iowa) Seminary, 1901-1908. Educational secretary, Cornell College, Iowa, 1908-1909.

President Missouri Wesleyan College, Cameron, Missouri, 1909-1917. Member General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, 1916. Correspondent secretary Calumet Missionary Society, Gary, Indiana, 1917-1924.

Director personal evangelism, Board of Home Missions, Methodist Episcopal Church since 1924. Office: Chicago Temple, Chicago, Illinois.

Membership

Member General Conf.

Connections

Married Catharine Brown, of Syracuse, Indiana, July 14, 1883. Children: Blanche Kathryn, Paul Rue (deceased), Walter Harvey, Arthur Haywood, Eugene Field.

father:
Joseph H. Bra

spouse:
Catharine Brown

child:
Blanche Kathryn Bra

child:
Paul Rue Bra (deceased)

child:
Walter Harvey Bra

child:
Arthur Haywood Bra

child:
Eugene Field Bra