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Clergyman

John Ray Ewers, American clergyman. Member of Pittsburgh Housing Commission, 1940-1947.; Mason, Rotarian.

Background

Ewers, John Ray was born on November 9, 1877 in West Unity, Ohio, United States. Son of Edwin Patterson and Harriet Jane (Bostater) Ewers.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Hiram College, O., 1899. Bachelor of Divinity, University of Chicago, 1905. Doctor of Divinity, University of Pittsburgh, 1926.

Career

Pastor of Blackrock Christian Church, Buffalo, 1899, Christian Church, Bowling Green, O., 1900-1903, Irving Park Christian Church, Chicago, 1903-1905, First Christian Church, Youngstown, O., 1905-1909, East End Christian Church, Pittsburgh, 1909-1947, Tourist Church, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1947-1948, Community Church, Babson Park, Florida, since 1948.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to Christian Century, also to Twentieth Century Quarterly, since 1919.

Membership

Member Pittsburgh Housing Commission, 1940-1947.; Mason, Rotarian. Conductor Forum, Pittsburgh, since 1923. Operator dairy farm in Ohio since 1909.

Connections

Married to Mary Alice Canfield, September 26, 1899 (died 1935).; married second, Laura La Croix, 1936. Children: Doctor.

father:
Edwin Patterson Ewers

mother:
Harriet Jane (Bostater) Ewers

spouse:
Mary Alice Canfield

spouse:
Laura La Croix

child:
Dr Ewers