Scherer, John Jacob, 1881-1956.

Hide Profile

Lutheran minister and independent labor arbitrator.

From the description of Papers, 1931-1959. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31997542

  • 1881, May 6: Born, Marion, Va.
  • 1888 - 1897 : Student, Marion College
  • 1897 - 1898 : Student, Fishburne Military School, Waynesboro, Va.
  • 1900: Earned A.B., Roanoke College, Salem Va.
  • 1904: Earned B.D. Gettysberg (Pa.) Lutheran Theological Seminary Ordained into the Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • 1904 - 1906 : Minister, Grace Lutheran Church, Fairmont, W. Va.
  • 1906 - : Minister, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Richmond, VA
  • 1906, Dec. 13: Married Anna Belle Downtain
  • 1916 - : Associate justice Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, Richmond, Va.
  • 1919: Conferred, D.D., Roanoke College, Salem, Va.
  • 1926 - 1948 : President, Lutheran Synod of Virginia
  • 1946: Member of the American Arbitration Association
  • 1956, Jan. 14: Died, Richmond, Va.

John Jacob Scherer, Jr. served and held positions in many civic and community organizations including: President and member of Board of Directors, Richmond Community Council; Trustee, Roanoke College, Marion Junior College, and Richmond Professional Institute of College of William and Mary (founder and President); Konnarock Training School (Director); and Iron Mountain School for Boys. Scherer also served as a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Virginia (President 1919-1922) and Lutheran Synod of Virginia (President 1926-1948). Scherer also served on the National War Labor Board, Region IV; as Vice-Chairman of the National Wage Stabilization Board, Region IV; and as Chairman of the Virginia Board of Public Welfare.

From the guide to the John Jacob Scherer Papers, 1931-1959, (Duke University. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf John Jacob Scherer Papers, 1931-1959 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Scherer, John Jacob, 1881-1956. Papers, 1931-1959. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Arbitration Association corporateBody
associatedWith Ampthill Rayon Workers corporateBody
associatedWith Baltimore Transfer Company corporateBody
associatedWith Bristol Steel and Iron Works, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Brooks Transfer Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Brooks Transportation Company corporateBody
associatedWith Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America corporateBody
associatedWith Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company corporateBody
associatedWith Celanese Corporation of America corporateBody
associatedWith Citizens Rapid Transit Company corporateBody
associatedWith Concrete Pipe and Products Co. Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Consolidated Paper and Box Manufacturing Company corporateBody
associatedWith Craddock-Terry Shoe Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith Davidson Transfer and Storage Company corporateBody
associatedWith East Coast Freight Lines corporateBody
associatedWith E.I. Dupont de Nemours and Company corporateBody
associatedWith Erwin Mills and Textiles Workers Union of America corporateBody
associatedWith Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service corporateBody
associatedWith Fiber Board Container Company corporateBody
associatedWith Friedman-Marks Clothing Co. Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Hoffmeister Concrete Company corporateBody
associatedWith Huntington Chair Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith Indiana-Kansas City Motor Express Company corporateBody
associatedWith Industrial Relations Research Association corporateBody
associatedWith International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers corporateBody
associatedWith International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Jefferson Manufacturing Co. Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Jones and Robins, Inc. and Brown Realty Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith Kaufman and Company, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Kingan and Company corporateBody
associatedWith Laburnum Construction Company corporateBody
associatedWith Larus and Brother Company, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Lummis and Company corporateBody
associatedWith Manchester Board and Paper Company, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Mead Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith National Academy of Arbitrators corporateBody
associatedWith National Electrical Contractors Association, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith National Gupsum Company corporateBody
associatedWith National War Labor Board corporateBody
associatedWith Old Hickory Chemical Company corporateBody
associatedWith Planters Nut and Chocolate Company corporateBody
associatedWith R. C. Motor Lines, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith R. H. Hardesty Company corporateBody
associatedWith Richmond Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers corporateBody
associatedWith Richmond Dairy Company corporateBody
associatedWith Richmond-Greyhound Lines Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Richmond Hotels, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Ripplemead Lime Company corporateBody
associatedWith Roanoke-Webster Brick Co. Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Savage Truck Line Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Scherer, John Jacob, Jr. person
associatedWith Southern Aid Society of Virginia, Incorporated. corporateBody
associatedWith Standard Lime and Stone Company corporateBody
associatedWith Standard Paper Manufacturing Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Swift and Company corporateBody
associatedWith Swift Ice Cream Company of Hampton, Va. corporateBody
associatedWith T and E Laundry Co. Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Torch Club corporateBody
associatedWith Union Envelope Company corporateBody
associatedWith United Paper Workers of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia Dairy Company, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia Electric and Power company corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia Manufacturer's Association, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia Mechanical Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia Telephone and Telegraph Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia Transit Company corporateBody
associatedWith Wage Stabilization Board corporateBody
associatedWith West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company corporateBody
associatedWith Wilson Trucking Company corporateBody
associatedWith Yale and Towne Manufacturing Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Yellow Cab Company corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Virginia
West Virginia
Subject
Arbitrators, Industrial
Lutheran Church--Sermons
Arbitration, Industrial
Lutheran Church--Clergy
Occupation
Function

Person

Birth 1881

Death 1956

Related Descriptions
Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s47s1z

Ark ID: w6s47s1z

SNAC ID: 34730779