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Clergyman

Jacob Jay Miller Strite, American clergyman. Member Disciples of Christ History Society, National Audubon Society, Smithsonian Associates, Postal Commemorative Society, American Association Retired Persons, Virginia Christian Ministers Conference, Roanoke Valley Ministers Conference, National Wildlife Federation, Automobile; Club: Pioneer (Lynchburg College) (director).

Background

Strite, Jacob Jay Miller was born on December 19, 1904 in Greencastle, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Calvin and Daisy Belle (Miller) Strite.

Education

Anna Irene Eckert Foltz, August 9, 1929 (deceased 1953).

Career

AB, Lynchburg College, 1930. Student Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, 1933-1937. Bachelor's Degree Lexington Theological Seminary, 1958, Master of Theology, 1959.

Ordained to ministry Disciples of Christ Church, 1933. Minister North Eastwood Christian Church, Indianapolis, 1933-1935, Daleville (Indiana) Christian Church, 1935-1944, Corydon (Indiana) Christian Church, 1945-1950, Melrose Christian Church, Roanoke, Virginia, 1950-1957, Mount Carmel Christian Church, Winchester, Kentucky, 1957-1960, Christian College Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 1960-1961 (also counselor, teacher), Friendship Christian Church, Athens, 1962-1964, minister at large, 1964-1969. Associate Bethany Christian Church, Roanoke, Virginia, 1969-1987.

Member council on Christian Unity, Christian Church Named Teacher of Year, Bethany Christian Church, 1983.

Membership

Member Disciples of Christ History Society, National Audubon Society, Smithsonian Associates, Postal Commemorative Society, American Association Retired Persons, Virginia Christian Ministers Conference, Roanoke Valley Ministers Conference, National Wildlife Federation, Automobile. Club: Pioneer (Lynchburg College) (director).

Connections

Married Clara Belle Fleishman, October 23, 1954 (deceased May 1987). Children– Georgia Annabelle Strite Flock, Martha Eckert Strite Scull.

father:
John Calvin Strite

mother:
Daisy Belle (Miller) Strite

spouse:
Clara Belle Fleishman

children:
Georgia Annabelle Strite Flock Strite

Martha Eckert Strite Scull Strite