W. R. Schoemaker

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William Ross Schoemaker (September 4, 1863 – September 19, 1937) was an American Baptist pastor.

Personal life[edit]

Schoemaker was born in Muscatine, Iowa on September 4, 1863 as the eldest of 11 children.[1] He married Helen Taylor (died 1921) in 1902, and after her death he married Helen Browning (died 1925) in 1922.[1] He retired to San Diego in 1933 because of poor health.[1][2] Schoemaker died in San Diego on September 19, 1937.[1][2] He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Muscatine.[3]

Career[edit]

Schoemaker graduated from Iowa State College with a bachelor's degree in 1889. He was a mathematics instructor at Cornell University until the age of 31, and then took up study of theology. He was pastor of the First Baptist Church in Menominee, Michigan when he received his PhD with a dissertation on the use of "spirit" in the Old Testament.[4][5] He was also pastor of First Baptist Church, Glenwood, Iowa.[6][7][8]

Works[edit]

  • Gospel According to the Hebrews Chicago 1902
  • The use of ruah in the old testament and of pneuma in the new Testament 1904

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Dr. Schoemaker, Former Teacher here, Succumbs". The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune. September 21, 1937. p. 1. Retrieved January 18, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  2. ^ a b "Dr. Wm. Schoemaker Dies in San Diego". The Escanaba Daily Press. October 12, 1937. p. 12. Retrieved January 18, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  3. ^ "Funeral Rites for Dr. W. Schoemaker Held from Church". The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune. September 27, 1937. p. 10. Retrieved January 18, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  4. ^ The use of ruah in the old testament and of Pneuma in the new Testament- Page 69 William Ross Schoemaker - 1904 "I, William Ross Schoemaker, was born on the fourth day of September, 1863, in Muscatine County, State of Iowa. My common school education was received in the public schools of that county, and in the spring of 1886 I entered the Iowa State College (Ames, la.). From that college, in the autumn of 1889, I received the degree of Bachelor of Science, and during the next year was engaged as Assistant in Mathematics at the same institution. In the fall of 1890, I matriculated as a graduate student in mathematics and physics in Cornell University (Ithaca, N.Y.). In January, 1892, I received the appointment of Instructor in Mathematics at Cornell University, which position I retained until 1894. In October of that year I matriculated as a student in the Divinity School of the University of Chicago, where I continued my studies until the autumn of 1902.
  5. ^ The president's report - Page 202 University of Chicago - 1906 W1ll1am Ross Schoemaker, Ph.D. 1903; Pastor, First Baptist Church, Menominee, Mich. The Use of ruah in the Old ..."
  6. ^ Register number. Doctors of philosophy, June, 1893-April, 1931 University of Chicago - 1931 William Ross Schoemaker, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Glenwood, Iowa. The Use of ruah in .."
  7. ^ Announcements - Volume 38 Page 175 University of Chicago - 1938 "WILLIAM ROSS SCHOEMAKER. (Died September 19, 1937.) .."
  8. ^ Alumni directory - Page 43 University of Chicago. Alumni Council - 1910 "Helen Mary Taylor (Mrs. William Ross Schoemaker), "