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Clergyman

Rufus Lambert George was an American clergyman, pastor at Kansas church.

Background

George, Rufus Lambert was born on September 3, 1868 in Savannah, Missouri, United States. Son of Isaac Newton and Margaret (Smith) George.

Education

Graduated Southwestern Academy, Winfield, Kansas, 1895. Bachelor of Philosophy, Southwestern College, 1899, Doctor of Divinity, 1927.

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1899. Pastor in Kansas, successively at Leon, Belleplaine, Stafford, Peabody, Winfield, Newton, until 1921. Superintendent Winfield District, 1921-1923.

Pastor First Church, Hutchinson, Kansas, 1923-1924. Superintendent Wichita District, 1924-1927. Pastor Trinity Church, Wichita, 1927-1930, Grace Church, Winfield, 1930-1934.

Became pastor Stafford, 1934. Now retired. Former chaplain Grace Hospital, Hutchinson, Kansas. Acting president Southwestern College, January-June 1931, now trustee.

Membership

Member of the board of education Methodist Episcopal Church, 1928-1932.

Connections

Married Effie May McCluer, August 11, 1897 (died 1928).; married second, Bernice Pafford, August 18, 1930. Children: Albert Wilbur, Lillian Margaret (Mistress George A. Leatherman), Helen Gertrude (Mistress Harold Swanson).

father:
Isaac Newton George

mother:
Margaret (Smith) George

spouse:
Effie May McCluer

spouse:
Bernice Pafford

child:
Albert Wilbur George

child:
Lillian Margaret George (Mistress George A. Leatherman)

child:
Helen Gertrude George (Mistress Harold Swanson)