Miles, Robert Parker; lecturer; born, Burnley, Lancashire, Eng., July 11, 1866; son of Harrison and Sarah (Parker) Miles; St. Stephens College, Annadale, N. Y., 1885-1888; Union Theological Seminary, 1892; married Lena B. Coburger, of East Orange, N. J., Nov. 12, 1899; ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1892; asst. pastor Rutherford, N. J., 1892-1896; pastor Ravenswood Church, New York, 1896-1897; religious editor New York Evening Journal, 1897-1899; traveled extensively as newspaper and magazine correspondent; has lectured in U. S., Canada and English-speaking countries since 1901; prin. lectures “Tallow Dips,” “Sparks and Dawn”; Progressive Republican; member International Lyceum Ass’n; Eulexion Society (St. Stephens College). Author: “Three Men and a Woman,” 1901; also wrote several chapters of character sketches in “New Metropolis,” 1898, and sketch of George Francis Train.
Biographical Sketch of Robert Parker Miles
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 8 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-robert-parker-miles.htm - Last updated on Feb 13th, 2012
Contribute to the Conversation!
Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.
You must be logged in to post a comment.