Effinger, John R.

Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1855
Full name
John R. Effinger
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Slave State
No. of Spouses
1
No. of Children
2
Family
John Strothe Effinger (father), Sarah Jane Crummeg (mother), Lucretia Knowles (wife, 1868), John Robert Effinger (son), Hiram Gerald Effinger (son)
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
Clergy
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder

John R. Effinger (Dickinson Alumni Record)

Reference
*Effinger, John R. - Born October 2, 1835, at Harrisonburg, Va. ; p., John Strothe and Sarah Jane (Crummeg) Effinger ; prep., Harrisonburg, Va., academy ; entered 1853 ; A. B., 1855 ; clergyman ; 1856-66, member of Baltimore conference, Methodist Episcopal church ; 1863, in Europe and the East ; 1866, entered the Unitarian church ; pastor at Keokuk, Ia., St. Paul, Minn. ; missionary in Iowa ; 1880-86, pastor in Bloomington, Ill. ; secretary of western Unitarian conference, Chicago, Ill., 1886-92; U. P. society ; married, June 30, 1868, Lucretia Knowles of Keokuk, Iowa ; children, John Robert, Hiram Gerald. Died March 8, 1902, in Chicago, Ill.
George Leffingwell Reed, ed., Alumni Record: Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College, 1905), 159-160.
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