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EHLARDT, George (Reverend)

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EHLARDT, George (Reverend) (St. Louis, MO--Dubuque, IA, Jan., 1980). Ehlardt, a former president of the Dubuque Fine Arts Council and an ordained minister, was a well-known antique collector and recognized expert in the areas of Far Eastern and European antiquity. He served the UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE as a professor and librarian.

In 1967 he performed the wedding ceremony at WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH for Cynthia Crawford, a student at the University of Dubuque and an adopted daughter of Hollywood star Joan Crawford.

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Obituaries. Telegraph Herald, January 8, 1980, p. 43. Online: http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=aEyKTaVlRPYC&dat=19800106&printsec=frontpage&hl=en