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Burgess Shaffer Scrapbook, Burgess Shaffer Jan 1924

Burgess Shaffer Scrapbook, Burgess Shaffer

Burgess Shaffer

Burgess “Red” Peverly Shaffer (1906-1973) was born to Austin Shaffer and Stella in Somerset, PA. He had one brother, Glen, who would go on to be a minister in Westerville. Burgess came to Otterbein in 1924, and after graduation he returned home. In 1934, Burgess married Mildred Irene Stevanus. Together they had two children, Rodney and Beverly. Burgess worked as an electrician for the Pennsylvania Electric Company, and was a lay leader at the First United Methodist Church.

The scrapbook contains an athletic record for various sporting events, a list of social functions, and records of theatrical and other entertainment ...