September 2, 1879, Garnavillo, Iowa.

February 27, 1942, Rochester, Minnesota.

Eastlawn Cemetery, Beloit, Wisconsin


Maurer was educated at Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin (1904); Yale University (BD, MA, 1908); Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota (DD); Wooster College, Ohio (LLD 1924); Oberlin College (DD 1925); & Colorado College (LLD 1933). Ordained a Congregational minister, he served at the Jonathan Edwards Church in Northampton, Massachusetts, & Washington Gladden’s First Congregational Church in Columbus, Ohio. He went on to serve as president of Beloit College from 1924 until his death.

  1. O God, Hear Thou the Nation’s Prayer