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Frank Otheman Reed

Frank Otheman Reed, American clergyman, educational administrator. Member Northeastern Association for Church and Society (president 1969-1971), Hymn Society American (Executive Committee 1971-1976), Phi Beta Kappa.; Rotarian.

Background

  • Reed, Frank Otheman was born on June 8, 1906 in Auburn, New York, United States. Son of Harry Lathrop and Elsie Maynard (Otheman) Reed.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1927. Bachelor of Theology, Auburn Theological Seminary, 1932. Master of Literature, Mansfield College, Oxford (England) University, 1934.

    Career

    • Teacher secondary school Hampton (Virginia) Institute, 1927-1929. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1932. Pastor in Trumansburg, New York, 1935-1943, Ossining, New York, 1943-1958.

      Associate professor practical theology Auburn Theological Seminary in association Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 1958-1971, administrative director Auburn program, 1958-1964, secretary-treasurer Auburn Seminary, 1964-1971, director summer courses Union Theological Seminary, 1961-1964. Special assistant to president Eisenhower College, Seneca Falls, New York, 1971-1972. Trustee, Presbytery Westchester (New York), 1946-1955, stated clerk, 1957-1960, moderator, 1954.

      Stated clerk Presbytery Hudson River, 1961. Assistant stated clerk Synod New York, 1959-1964, stated clerk, 1964-1974. Trustee Synod of N.E., 1974-1975.

      Moderator Presbytery Geneva, 1937. President Tompkins County Ministerial Association, 1937. President Ossining Council Social Agilysys, 1947.

      Chaplain Ossining Police Department, 1952-1958. Member Intersem. Commission Training Rural Ministry, president, 1962-1964. Municipal agent for aging, Salisbury, Connecticut, 1973-1983.

      Board mgrs. National Temperance Society and Publication House, 1967-1983.

    Membership

    Member Northeastern Association for Church and Society (president 1969-1971), Hymn Society American (Executive Committee 1971-1976), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Grace Lovering Hosic, September 1, 1932. Children: David Hosic, Nancy Truesdale (Mistress.
    • father: Harry Lathrop Reed
    • mother: Elsie Maynard (Otheman) Reed
    • spouse: Grace Lovering Hosic
    • children: David Hosic Reed
    • Nancy Truesdale (Mrs Reed
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    Died February 14, 1983
    (aged 76)
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