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Arthur William Klinck

Arthur William Klinck, Canadian clergyman, educator. Member American History Association, Lutheran Education Association, National Education Association, American Institute Archaeology, Lutheran Layman’s League.

Background

  • Klinck, Arthur William was born on January 19, 1900 in Elmira, Ontario, Canada. Son of George and Mary (Devitt) Klinck.

  • Education

    • Brought to the United States, 1918, naturalized, 1937. Bachelor of Divinity, Concordia Seminary, 1924, School of Theology and Ministry, 1925. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1935.

    Career

    • 1 son, Robert George. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1925. Pastor Our Redeemer Church, North Platte, Nebraska, 1925-1929, Calvary Church, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1929-1939.

      President Concordia Teachers College, River Forest, Illinois, 1939-1954. Professor, department chairman history theology Concordia Theological Seminary, St. Louis, since 1954. Chairman board Christian education S. Neb, District Lutheran Church, 1936-1939.

    Works

    • Author: Old Testament History 1938. Instructors’ Guide to Old Testament History (with Walter O. Kraeft), 1938. Home Life in Bible Times (also instrs. guide), 1947.

      Co-editor of Lutheran Education, official educational journal Lutheran Church (Missouri synod) 1939-1954, contributor. Associate editor Lutheran Witness, since 1956. Member, co-editor synodical committee Sunday School Teacher Training, since 1938.

      Chairman Sunday School teacher training committee since 1956.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American History Association, Lutheran Education Association, National Education Association, American Institute Archaeology, Lutheran Layman’s League.

    Connections

    • Married Flora Buettner, 1925.
    • father: George Klinck
    • mother: Mary (Devitt) Klinck
    • spouse: Flora Buettner
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    Born January 19, 1900
    Died August 9, 1959
    (aged 59)
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