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Orange Howard Cessna

Clergyman , educator

Orange Howard Cessna, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Cessna, Orange Howard was born on July 31, 1852 in Kenton, Ohio, United States. Son of Jonathan Wilson and Elizabeth Jane (Mathews) Cessna.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Iowa State College Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 1872. Bachelor of Divinity, Garrett Biblical Institute, Evanston, Illinois, 1885, Doctor of Divinity, 1900. Honorary Master of Arts, Cornell College, 1901.

Career

Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1885. Pastor Nunda, Illinois, 1885-1887, Belvidere, 1887-1891, 1st Church, Elgin, 1891-1893, Dixon, 1893-1898, Wesley Church, Chicago, 1898-1900. Head of department of history and psychology, 1900-1921, professor psychology, since 1921, also chaplain, Iowa State College Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, since 1900.

Connections

Married Lillian May Wheeler, August 31, 1881 (deceased). Children: Ethyl, Frank Wheeler (deceased).

father:
Jonathan Wilson Cessna

mother:
Elizabeth Jane (Mathews) Cessna

spouse:
Lillian May Wheeler

child:
Ethyl Cessna

child:
Frank Wheeler Cessna (deceased)