|Reuben Archer Torrey (1856-1928), an American evangelist, pastor, educator, and writer. Called by D. L. Moody to head Bible institute in Chicago (now Moody Bible Institute). Dean of Bible Institute of Los Angeles. Pastorates included Chicago Avenue Church (now Moody Memorial) and Church of the Open Door, Los Angeles. Worldwide evangelistic meetings with Charlie Alexander. Founded Montrose Bible Conference, PA. Wrote more than forty books.|
Marriage and Family:
Clara Belle Smith Torrey (1859-1953): Married R. A. Torrey, October 22, 1879. They had five children: Edith Clare, Blanche, Reuben Archer Jr., Elizabeth, and Margaret.