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Lowell Skinner Ensor

clergyman , college president

Lowell Skinner Ensor, American clergyman, college president. member Gov’s; member So; member university senate Meth; member Jurisdictional Conf.


Ensor, Lowell Skinner was born on May 15, 1907 in Baltimore. Son of John T. and Birdie (Skinner) Ensor.


Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1928. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew U., 1931. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Western Maryland.

College, 1944; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Maryland., 1950. Doctor of Laws, American U., 1963, College Notre Dame Maryland, 1968.


1 daughter, Caryl Jeanne (Mistress James Lewis). Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, 1931. Pastor Calvert Methodist Episcopal Church, Prince Frederick Maryland., 1931-1934, Ames Church, Pikesville, Maryland., 1934-1940, Westminster Church, 1940-1947.

President Western Maryland. College, 1947-1972, president emeritus, 1972-1975. Director Carroll Company Bank and Trust Company, Baltimore Federal Savings and Loan Association President Association Indiana Colls.

Maryland, 1953-1955, member Gov’s. Commission to Study Needs of Higher Education in Maryland., 1953-1955. Member Southern Regional Education Board, from 1967.

Trustee Asbury Methodist Home, Gaithersburg, Maryland., Baltimore Cont. Pensions Fund, Inc., vice president, from 1958. Board of managers Maryland.

General Hospital, member university senate Methodist Church 1952-1972. Member Jurisdictional Conference, 1952-1964. Kiwanian. Home: Westminster, Maryland.


Member Gov’s; member So. Member university senate Meth. Member Jurisdictional Conf.


Married Eloise Bittner, May 28, 1931.

John T. Ensor

Birdie (Skinner) Ensor

Eloise Bittner