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historian , Minister

Richard Alan Chrisman, American minister, historian.

Background

Chrisman, Richard Alan was born on February 20, 1931 in Bismarck, Illinois, United States. Son of Merl Otis and Dorothy Louise (Boggess) Chrisman.

Education

Bachelor, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1953. Bachelor of Divinity, Garrott Theological Institute, 1958. Master of Arts, Northwestern University, 1959.

Career

Pastor United Methodist Church, Illinois, 1951—1992. Historian Illinois Great Rivers Conference/United Methodist Church, Bloomington, since 1980, archivist, 1992—2003, editor History Messenger, since 2004.

Connections

Married Anna Marie Schlorff, July 1, 1951. Children: Nancy Ann, Paul Alan, Gregory Scott, Stephen Lee.

father:
Merl Otis Chrisman

mother:
Dorothy Louise (Boggess) Chrisman

spouse:
Anna Marie Schlorff

children:
Nancy Ann Chrisman

Paul Alan Chrisman

Gregory Scott Chrisman

Stephen Lee Chrisman