Berkeley County, West Virginia Biography of E.E. CHURCH


         E.E. Church was born at Rutan, Green County, Pennsylvania, October 19, 1897, the son of James and Jennie (Riley) Church. He was a graduate of Center Township High School, class of 1914; Waynesburg College, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, with an A.B. degree; and West Virginia University, class of 1926.

         He was a teacher and principal of Claysville School, 1919, and taught social studies in the Fairmont High School. He moved to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia, in 1923, to accept a position as principal of Martinsburg High School. He was the president of the Secondary School Principals Association of West Virginia, 1926-27, and member of the Presbyterian Church of Martinsburg. He taught in Shepherd College State Normal School summer school and did Teachers’ Institute Work throughout the state.


    Submitted by Marilyn Gouge and extracted from History of Berkeley County, West Virginia, 1928.

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