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Robert C. Stanger

Robert C. Stanger, American college president.


  • Stanger, Robert C. was born on January 26, 1900 in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States. Son of Christian G. and Pauline (Hoeck) Stanger.

  • Education

    • Student Eden Theological Seminary, St. Louis, 1921. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale, 1922. Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1923.

      Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Heidelberg College, 1941.


    • Ordained to ministry Evangelical and Reformed Church, 1921. Pastor, Chicago, 1923-1930, 48-57, Detroit, 1933-1948. Instructor Bible and history Elmhurst College, 1930-1933, president, from 1957.

      First vice president Evangelical and Reformed Church, 1953-1956, member general council, 1947 53. Delegate 2d assembly World Council Churches, Evanston, Illinois, 1954. Board of directors Elmhurst Young Men's Christian Association.


    • Co-author: March on with Strength, 1953.


    Clubs: University (Chicago).


    • Married Juel Elizabeth Wolf, June 20, 1931. Children: Ronald Robert, Richard Leonard.
    • father: Christian G. Stanger
    • mother: Pauline (Hoeck) Stanger
    • spouse: Juel Elizabeth Wolf
    • children: Ronald Robert Stanger
    • Richard Leonard Stanger
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    Born January 26, 1900
    Died November 2, 1976
    (aged 76)