William R. Rathvon, C. S. B.

It is with deep regret and with sincere sympathy for the many friends and pupils of our beloved associate and co-worker, Mr. William R. Rathvon, C. S. B., that his passing on at his home in Longwood Towers, Brookline, on Thursday, March 2, is recorded.

Mr. Rathvon is known to the Field as one who has served the Cause of Christian Science faithfully for a period of many years.

Mr. Rathvon was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was an alumnus of Franklin and Marshall College. He became interested in Christian Science in 1893, and received class instruction with a loyal teacher of Christian Science during that year. He became a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boulder, Colorado, and retained his membership in that branch church until he passed on.

Enjoy 1 free Sentinel article or audio program each month, including content from 1898 to today.

"Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord?"
March 25, 1939

We'd love to hear from you!

Easily submit your testimonies, articles, and poems online.