North Central College - Naperville, IL

Andrew Kurth

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Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1987

Andrew Kurth was pastor emeritus at the Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church in Lafayette, Calif. He served as an administrative dean at North Central from 1944 to 1946. He then re-assumed ministry at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for eight years. In 1954, Kurth became Secretary for Field Service with the United Presbyterian Church and in 1959 became Executive of the Illinois Synod. He was a member of the Rossmoor Rotary Club and several local education and hospital-affiliated groups. By 1985, Kurth was honored with the Rossmoor Citizens Merit Award in Rossmoor, Calif., and made a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Club.