Ezekiel Boring Kephart

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State Senator
Republican
College President
Linn
15
01/12/1874 - 01/09/1876
32

Bishop of the United Brethren in Christ, was born in Decatur, Pennsylvania, the 6th of November, 1834. He was licensed to preach in 1857, entered the ministry in 1859, and became principal of Michigan collegiate institute, Leonti, Michigan. Bishop Kephart married Miss Susan Trefts on November 4, 1860. In 1865, he was graduated at Otterbein University, Ohio. He accepted a pastorate in Pennsylvania in 1866 became president of Western college, Iowa, in 1868, and in 1881 was raised to the episcopate. Otterbein University gave him the degree of D.D. in 1881. Bishop Kephart served in the state senate of Iowa in 1871-5.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
No Photo
State Senator
Republican
College President
Linn
14
01/08/1872 - 01/11/1874
32

Bishop of the United Brethren in Christ, was born in Decatur, Pennsylvania, the 6th of November, 1834. He was licensed to preach in 1857, entered the ministry in 1859, and became principal of Michigan collegiate institute, Leonti, Michigan. Bishop Kephart married Miss Susan Trefts on November 4, 1860. In 1865, he was graduated at Otterbein University, Ohio. He accepted a pastorate in Pennsylvania in 1866 became president of Western college, Iowa, in 1868, and in 1881 was raised to the episcopate. Otterbein University gave him the degree of D.D. in 1881. Bishop Kephart served in the state senate of Iowa in 1871-5.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources