Reuben Emmanuel Nelson
Reuben Emmanuel Nelson, American clergyman. Member Pi Kappa Delta.
Nelson, Reuben Emmanuel was born on April 12, 1905 in Lake Elizabeth, Minnesota, United States. Son of Review Peter Gothard and Mary (Johnson) Nelson.
Bachelor of Arts, Des Moines U., 1927. Bachelor of Divinity, Bethel Theological Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1930. Graduate student Yale Division School, 1930-1931.
School of Theology and Ministry, Andover Newton Theological Seminary, Newton Centre, Massachusetts, 1933.
Ordained Baptist ministry, 1930. Pastor, First Swedish Baptist Church, Brockton, Massachusetts, 1931-1934. Promotional director, Bethel Institute, St. Paul, 1934-1937.
Professor, New Testament studies, Bethel Seminary, 1937-1939. Executive secretary, Minnesota Baptist Convention, Minneapolis, 1939-1943. Executive secretary Detroit Baptist Missionary Society and director Promotion for Detroit Area, American Baptist Convention, 1943-1945.
Executive secretary, Council on Finance and Promotion, American Baptist Convention, 1945-1950. General secretary American Baptist Convention, since 1950. Member General Board of National Council of Churches.
Member Central Committee & delegate of America Baptist Convention to World Council of Churches.
Married Edith Catherine Peterson, September 6, 1933.
Review Peter Gothard Nelson
Mary (Johnson) Nelson
Edith Catherine Peterson