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Addison Hershey Groff

Addison H. Groff


A. H. Groff, son of Addison M. and Mary Elizabeth (Hershey) Groff, was born in Lancaster Co., Pa., on June 22nd, 1891, and was educated in the Lancaster High School, Franklin and Marshall Academy and Franklin and Marshall College, graduating from college in 1910, and in the Eastern Theological Seminary, graduating in He spent the summer of 1919 in the University of Chicago. Mr. Groff was licensed by Lancaster Classis on May 9th, 1913, and ordained June 19th, 1913, by Allegheny Classis, the ministers officiating at the ordination being Revs. Lewis Robb, D. D., H. A. Shiffer, and W. H. Tussing. His pastorates have been Christ Reformed Church, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1913-1917, and Dewey Avenue Reformed Church, Rochester, N. Y., 1917, to the present time. Rev. Mr. Groff was married to Miss Rebecca Keiper, Oct. 28th, 1913. There are two children: Caroline, and Addison R.

The History of the Pittsburgh Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States by David B. Lady, 1920, page 432


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