Log In

Walton Harlowe Greever Edit Profile

Clergyman

Walton Harlowe Greever, American clergyman. Member of executive board United Lutheran Church American, 1924-1946.

Background

Greever, Walton Harlowe was born on December 18, 1870 in Burke’s Garden, Virginia, United States. Son of John Dudley and Mary Elizabeth (Spracher) Greever.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Roanoke College, Virginia, 1892, A.M., 1896. Graduate Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1896. Doctor of Divinity, Newberry College, South Carolina., 1908.

LL. D., Lenoir Rhyne College, Hickory, North Carolina, 1929. Doctor of Letters, Wittenberg College, 1946.

Career

February 1912); children—Walton Harlowe, Miriam Roberta (Mistress Cooper), Mary Virginia (Mistress Plack). Married second, Neta Jane Umberger, February 3, 1917 (deceased October 1962). Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1896.

Pastor Bluefield, West Virginia, 1894-1901, Columbia, South Carolina., 1901-1908, 1912-1929. Editor Lutheran Church Visitor, 1904-1914. Founder, editor-in-chief American Lutheran Survey, also general manager Lutheran Survey Public Company, Columbia, 1914-1928.

General secretary United Lutheran Church American, 1933-1946, retired 1947. Manager Lutheran Board Publn., 1906-1914. Lecturer Lutheran Theological Seminary, Columbia, 1912-1914, professor ethics and science religion, 1922-1933, executive secretary, 1921-1932.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Workers with God, 1921. Work of the Lord, 1937. Human Relations and the Church, 1939.What Matters, 1943

    • Minister and the Ministry, 1945. Realities of the Christian Religion, 1951. Also articles and pamphlets.

Membership

Member of executive board United Lutheran Church American, 1924-1946.

Connections

Married Neira Roberta Bruegel, June 27, 1901 (deceased.; married second, Neta Jane Umberger, February 3, 1917 (deceased. Children: Walton Harlowe, Miriam Roberta (Mistress Cooper), Mary Virginia (Mistress Plack).

father:
John Dudley Greever

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Spracher) Greever

spouse:
Neira Roberta Bruegel

spouse:
Neta Jane Umberger

child:
Walton Harlowe Greever

child:
Miriam Roberta Greever (Mistress Cooper)

child:
Mary Virginia Greever (Mistress Plack)