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Matthew T. Maze

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Matthew T. Maze, American bishop. member Federal Council of Chs.

Background

Maze, Matthew T. was born on November 16, 1857 in Lewisville, Indiana, United States. Son of Wesley A. and Sarah B. (Pratt) Maze.

Education

Educated normal school, Danville, Indiana.

Career

Teacher public schools, Indiana. Went to Nebraska, 1883, on account of ill health. Entered ministry Evangelical Church, 1888.

Various pastorates, also presiding elder, 1896-1903 and 1906-1914. Superintendent missions, Kansas and Oklahoma, 1902-1903. Field secretary Western Union College, Lemars, Iowa, 1916-1918.

Elected bishop, October 1918 and for 4th term, 1930, designated bishop emeritus, 1934. President Board of Publication and Board of Church Extension, Board Home and Foreign Missions. Member Federal Council of Churches in America (administrative and policy coms.), chairman Commision on Union of United Evangelical Church (negotiations resulted in union of Evangelical and United Evangelical associations), 1922.

President Pennsylvania State Council of Churches, since 1933.

Membership

Member Federal Council of Chs.

Connections

Married Katie Goar, September 8, 1881. Children: Emery E., Mistress Nellie Broderson.

father:
Wesley A. Maze

mother:
Sarah B. (Pratt) Maze

spouse:
Katie Goar

child:
Emery E. Maze

child:
Mistress Nellie Broderson Maze