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Josef Nordenhaug

Josef Nordenhaug, clergyman, religious organization executive.

Background

  • Nordenhaug, Josef was born on August 2, 1903 in Oslo, Norway. Son of Johannes Adolf and Elise (Bye) Nordenhaug.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, U. Oslo, 1927. Master of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1932. Doctor of Laws, William Jewell College, 1962.

      H.L.D., Temple University, 1963.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1928, naturalized, 1937. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1933. Assistant pastor First Baptist Church, Oslo, Norway, 1932-1933.

      Pastor Irene Cole Memorial Baptist Church, Prestonburg, Kentucky, 1933-1936, Vinton (Virginia) Baptist Church, 1936-1941, Rivermont Avenue Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1941-1948. Editor The Commission, Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board, Richmond, Virginia, 1948-1950. President Baptist Theological Seminary, Ruschlikon-Zurich, Switzerland, 1950-1960.

      General secretary Baptist World Alliance, Washington, 1960-1969. Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board representative in Europe for relief and rehabilitation, 1954-1958. Chairman Baptist Relief Committee for Hungary, 1956.

      Contributor articles various denominational journals Home: Arlington VA.

    Works

    • Contributor articles various denominational journals.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Bacon Rampp, August 7, 1934. Children: Theodore Davis, Karin Elizabeth (Mistress.
    • father: Johannes Adolf Nordenhaug
    • mother: Elise (Bye) Nordenhaug
    • spouse: Helen Bacon Rampp
    • children: Theodore Davis Nordenhaug
    • Karin Elizabeth (Mrs Nordenhaug
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    Born August 2, 1903
    Died September 18, 1969
    (aged 66)
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