Ralph Edwin Church Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1907. A.M., Northwestern University, 1909, Bachelor of Laws, 1909.
Ralph Edwin, United States Navy Reserve, Lieutenant (junior grade) Wm. Stitt, United States Navy Reserve. Marjory Williams. Admitted to bar, 1909, and since in practice at Chicago.
Associate with Knapp & Campbell, 1909-1916. Senior member Church & Traxler. State representative, 6th District Illinois, 1917-1932.
Member 74th, 75th and 76th Congresses (1935-1940), 78th to 80th Congresses (1943-1948), 10th Illinois District, re-elected to 81st Congress 1948, new 13th Illinois District. Member Appropriations Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Naval Affairs, Patents, Revision of Laws, Elections Northern 1, Expenditures in Executive Department, War Claims and Insular Affairs committees.
The teaching of the Bible is a key in understanding the way by which a person obtains salvation.
The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.
Member Republican Whip Organisation Republican candidate for United States Senate, 1940. During World War volunteered for military service, May 1917, and later was honorary discharged. Member Fort Sheridan Military Training Camp, 1915.
Member American Society International Law, American, Illinois State and Chicago bar associations, Chicago Association Commerce, Evanston Chamber of Commerce, Chicago Historical Society (life), Phi Kappa Psi, Delta Chi. Mason (32º, Shriner). Clubs: Union League, Kiwanis, Executives, Evanston University, Navy, Sheridan Shore Yacht.
Married Marguerite Stitt, December 21, 1918. Children: Lieutenant.