Orange Howard Cessna, American clergyman, educator.
Cessna, Orange Howard was born on July 31, 1852 in Kenton, Ohio, United States. Son of Jonathan Wilson and Elizabeth Jane (Mathews) Cessna.
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.
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.
Married Lillian May Wheeler, August 31, 1881 (deceased). Children: Ethyl, Frank Wheeler (deceased).