Rev. W. C. Esbenshade, A.M.
Mr. Esbenshade was born and reared near Strasburg, Lancaster County, where he obtained his early education in the local high school. In the year 1897, he graduated from the Millersville Normal School, receiving his state certificate in 1899. He is a graduate of the Perkioman Seminary, Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, 1901; Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, A. B. 1905, receiving his A.M. degree at that place in 1917. He was received in the Philadelphia Methodist Conference in 1905, where he obtained his theological training. in 1920, appointed pastor of the Grace M. E. Church at this place [Lykens].
From: “Who’s Who in Lykens, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania,” Lykens-Williams Valley History-Directory and Pictorial Review, by J. Allen Barrett, published in 1922.
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