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Clergyman

Jacob Edgar Washabaugh, American clergyman.

Background

Washabaugh, Jacob Edgar was born on June 6, 1886 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Kenton Harper and Katherine (Hockman) Washabaugh.

Education

Student Dickinson College, class 1910, Doctor of Divinity, 1937. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, Madison, New Jersey, 1912.

Career

Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, 1911. Pastor First Church, Rahway, New Jersey, 1911-1916, St. Paul’s Church, Cranford, 1916-1918, Washington, New Jersey, 1918-1920, Wesley Church, Paterson, New Jersey, 1921-1929, Morristown, 1930-1931, Summit, New Jersey, 1940. District superintendent Newark Conference, 1932-1939.

Manager Methodist Public House, New York City, 1940-1949. assistant public agent, 1949-1952, associate public, 1956-1958, assistant to president, since 1958. Public agent Methodist Church, 1952-1956. Member General Conference Methodist Church, 1936, 40, 44, 48, Uniting Conference, 1939.

Trustee Drew U., Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, Ocean Grove Home for Aged. President of the board Centenary Junior College. Vice president, trustee Ocean Grove Campmeeting Association.

Membership

Member General Conference Methodist Church, 1936, 40, 44, 48, Uniting Conference, 1939. Trustee Drew U., Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, Ocean Grove Home for Aged. Member Phi Delta Theta.

Club: Union League (New York City).

Connections

Married second, Eleanor M. Brown, July 20, 1940. Children (previous marriage): Gertrude (Mistress H. Pantano), Elizabeth (Mistress H. J. McKinnon).

father:
Kenton Harper Washabaugh

mother:
Katherine (Hockman) Washabaugh

spouse:
Eleanor M. Brown