Bio: Rev. E. G. Updike

Rev. E. G. Updike, served: 1886 – 1889

Was born in Enfield, Tompkins Co., N.Y.,Nov. 18th, 1850. He came with his parents to Wisconsin in l854,and lived near Waupun till 1870. He attended Wayland University, Beaver Dam, Wis. in 1870. Entered Lawrence University 1871, remained till graduation, 1875; spent one year at the Garrett Biblical Institute.

He was married Sept. 7, 1876 to Miss Clara P. Faville of Lake Mills, Wis. He entered the ministry and was stationed at Montello for three years. Two years at Lake Mills,three years at Racine, and is new in his second year at Summerfield Church.

His record has hitherto been of the very best, and though yet a young man,the church is already looking to him as one of its leaders.

– Biography by Ralph Lane Lawrence, 1952