Born in Alburtis, he was a son of the late Henry F. and Ella E. (Ernst) Bornman
After graduating from Muhlenberg College and Moravian College Seminary, Bornman was pastor of St. John's E.C. Church, Allentown, 1921-24. He also served at Seibert E.C. Church, Allentown, 1939-46.
His last charge was at Trinity E.C. Church, Lititz, Lancaster County. He retired in 1972.
He was president of the former Minister's League of Allentown.
The Rev. Ralph H. Bornman, 93, an Evangelical Congregational minister for more than 50 years, died in E.C.C. Retirement Village, Myerstown, Lebanon County in 1993.
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