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John George Schwab

Clergyman

John George Schwab, American clergyman. Member General Conference 8 times. Historian Illinois Conference Evangelical Church since 1927.; Member National Social Science Society, Pi Gamma Museum.

Background

Schwab, John George was born on February 11, 1865 in near Walnut, Bureau County, Illinois, United States. Son of George P. and Catherine (Keiber) Schwab.

Education

Student Northwestern College, Naperville, Illinois, 1882-1884.

Career

May. Ordained ministry Evangelical Association, 1888. Pastor St. Francis, Kansas, 1887-1889, Culbertson, Nebraska, 1889-1892, Nelson, 1892-1895. Presiding elder Lincoln District, 1895-1900.

Pastor Wood River, Nebraska, 1900-1901, Forreston, Illinois, 1901-1904. Presiding elder Naperville (Illinois) District, 1904-1908, Freeport District, 1908-1912. Pastor Mendota, Illinois, 1912-1914.

Presiding elder Chicago District, 1914-1918. Pastor Ebenezer Church, Highland Park, Illinois, 1918-1920, First Church, Streator, Illinois, May 1920-1924. Presiding elder Freeport district, 1924-1927.

Superintendent Evangelical Deaconess Hospital, 1927. Pastor Lockwood Avenue Church, Chicago, 1928-1931. District superintendent Chicago District, 1931-1935.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: History of the Illinois Conference, 1937.

Membership

Member General Conference 8 times. Historian Illinois Conference Evangelical Church since 1927. Member National Social Science Society, Pi Gamma Museum.

Connections

Married May E. Kandall, May 29, 1889 (deceased).; married second, Ada Weibel, March 16, 1899. Children: Ralph Kandall, George Stephen, Paul Josiah, Charles Willard.

father:
George P. Schwab

mother:
Catherine (Keiber) Schwab

spouse:
May E. Kandall

spouse:
Ada Weibel

child:
Ralph Kandall Schwab

child:
George Stephen Schwab

child:
Paul Josiah Schwab

child:
Charles Willard Schwab