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Minister

Robert Eugene Garris, American Minister. Recorded to ministry Western Yearly Meeting of the Friends Church, 1962. member of the board advisers Earlham School Religion, 1975-1984.

Background

Garris, Robert Eugene was born on April 2, 1930 in Anderson, Indiana, United States. Son of William Allen and Dorothy B. (Harmenson) Garris.

Education

Bachelor, Anderson College, 1956. Bachelor's Degree, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, 1961. Master of Arts, Butler University, 1965.

Career

Minister, Gray Friends Church, Carmel, Indiana, 1955-1959; minister, Sandcreek-Azalia Friends Church, Elizabethtown, Indiana, 1959-1963; minister, 2d Friends Church, Indianapolis, 1963-1966; director Christian Education, Western Yearly Meeting Friends Church, Plainfield, Indiana, 1966-1968; general superintendent, Western Yearly Meeting Friends Church, Plainfield, Indiana, since 1968. Board directors Indiana Council of Churches, Indianapolis, since 1968, Indiana Interreligious Commision on Human Equality, Indianapolis, since 1968.

Achievements

  • Recorded to ministry Western Yearly Meeting of the Friends Church, 1962.

Membership

Member of the board advisers Earlham School Religion, 1975-1984.

Connections

Married Elsie Louise Tubbs, July 27, 1958. Children: Rebecca, Paul, Teresa, Sharon.

father:
William Allen Garris

mother:
Dorothy B. (Harmenson) Garris

spouse:
Elsie Louise Tubbs

child:
Paul Garris

child:
Teresa Garris

child:
Sharon Garris

child:
Rebecca Garris