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Carl Martin Westby

Carl Martin Westby, American minister, educator. Member International House of Japan, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Phi Omega.

Background

  • Westby, Carl Martin was born on January 24, 1928 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, United States. Son of Carl Martin and Ruth Gudrun (Lundly) Westby.

  • Education

    • Student worker Ichigaya Lutheran Student Center, Tokyo, 1967-1969.

    Career

    • Teacher high school, Red Lodge, Montana, 1954-1955. Member administrative staff University Montana, Missoula, 1955-1958. Youth worker Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, 1958-1961.

      Pastor Fujieda Lutheran Church, Fujieda, Shizouka-Ken, Japan, 1963-1966. Student worker Ichigaya Lutheran Student Center, Tokyo, 1967-1969. Pastor St. Paul International Lutheran Church, Tokyo, since 1969.

      Historian Executive Committee of the Japan Lutheran Mission of the American Lutheran Church, 1964-1966, vice chairman, 1968-1970. Chairman board, supervisor, worker Tokyo English Life Line, since 1971. Chairman, treasurer Tokyo Ecumenical Counsel, since 1980.

      Membership committee, executive committee Nojiri Lake Association, 1989-1991. Member refugee committee Japan Evan. Lutheran Church, since 1988.

      Active Boy Scouts American, United States and Japan, 1950-1973. Trustee American School Japan, Tokyo, 1975-1984, board directors, 1986-1989. With United States Army, 1946-1947.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member International House of Japan, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Phi Omega.

    Connections

    • Married Elaine Ruth Solomonson, August 22, 1959. Children: Joel Carl, Rebekah Kay, Nathan Andrew, Deborah Annual.
    • father: Carl Martin Westby
    • mother: Ruth Gudrun (Lundly) Westby
    • spouse: Elaine Ruth Solomonson
    • children: Joel Carl Westby
    • Rebekah Kay Westby
    • Nathan Andrew Westby
    • Deborah Ann Westby
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