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Clergyman , educator

Ora W. Carrell, American clergyman, educator. Member Board of Education Five Years’. Meeting of Friends in America; member American Friends Service Committee; member Nebraska Association Church Colleges (president 1948-1949).

Background

Carrell, Ora W. was born on May 1, 1883 in Waukee, Iowa, United States. Son of George B. and Harriet (Jones) Carrell.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Union, Iowa, 1903. Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania College, Oskaloosa, Iowa, 1908. Graduate student of University of Iowa, 1908-1909.

Bachelor of Divinity, Hartford Theological Seminary, 1915.

Career

Pastor Bloomfie:d Friends Church, Oskaloosa, Iowa, 1907-1908, Muscatine, 1908-1912, Allen’s Neck, Massachusetts, summer 1913, Fall River, Massachusetts, 1914, 15. Field secretary Iowa Yearly Meeting of Friends, 1915-1918. Pastor Central City, Nebraska, and head department of religion, Nebraska Central College, 1918-1921.

President Nebraska Central College, since 1921.

Membership

Member Board of Education Five Years’. Meeting of Friends in America. Member American Friends Service Committee.

Member Nebraska Association Church Colleges (president 1948-1949). Clubs: Commercial, Lions.

Connections

Married Golda O. Ruan, June 22, 1912.

father:
George B. Carrell

mother:
Harriet (Jones) Carrell

spouse:
Golda O. Ruan