1835–1904

Introduction

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 3, 1835, Ten­nes­see.

Died: De­cem­ber 24, 1904, In­di­a­na­po­lis, In­di­a­na, of com­pli­ca­tions from a stroke.

Buried: Crown Hill Ce­me­te­ry, In­di­an­a­po­lis, In­di­a­na.

Biography

Elijah was the hus­band of Lou­i­sa El­la White.

He was a Me­tho­dist Epis­co­pal cler­gy­man in the North­west In­di­a­na Con­fer­ence. He was an itin­er­ant min­is­ter for 43 years, and served 23 charg­es, ma­ny of them be­ing large cir­cuits. Short­ly be­fore his death, he was a Pro­hi­bi­tion­ist no­mi­nee for Con­gress from In­di­a­na­po­lis.

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