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Clergyman , educator

Albert Zachariah Mann, American clergyman, educator. Member Alpha Kappa Delta, Pi Gamma Museum; Club: Kiwanis (St. Paul, Minnesota).


Mann, Albert Zachariah was born on April 8, 1887 in Fairland, Indiana, United States. Son of Levi and Flora C. (Hulsopple) Mann.


Bachelor of Arts, DePauw University, 1909. Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1911. Post-graduate study University of Wisconsin, 1917-1920, University of Minnesota, 1922.

Doctor of Divinity, Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1930.


Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1909. Pastor successively First Methodist Episcopal Church, Evanston, Wyoming, Hegewisch, Illinois, and Lawrence, Indiana, until 1916. Secretary Young Men’s Christian Association, Madison, Wisconsin, 1916-1919 (war work secretary, R.O.T.C., 1917-1918).

Minnesota state director Interchurch World Survey, Minneapolis, 1919-1920. Professor sociology and director community extension service, Hamline U., St. Paul, Minnesota, 1920-1927. Professor sociology and home missions, Garrett Biblical Institute, 1927-1932.

Professor sociology and director town and country department International Young Men’s Christian Association College, 1932-1933, dean of the College, 1934-1944, acting president, 1936-1937. Executive-secretary Alumni Association and director Public Relations of Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1944-1949. Director research Minnesota Methodist Centennial, 1949-1952, director and assistant treasurer Revolving Loan Fund, since 1955.

Executive secretary leisure time activities council of Greater St. Paul Community Chest, 1953-1955. Trustee holding corporation, $500,000 Harris Trust Fund for pensioning deaconesses. President Methodist Deaconess Association (45 hospitals, homes, etc.).

Treasurer and chairman personnel committee Board of Hospitals, Homes and Deaconess Work, Methodist Episcopal Church, 1932-1940. Director national survey home missions, Mechanical Engineering Church, 1932. Survey director General Agencies Commission Studying Young Men’s Christian Association in the United States, 1932-1933.

President National Association Hosps., Homes and Deaconess Work, 1935-1936. Member rural department, Board Home Missions and Church Extension, Mechanical Engineering Church, 1935-1936. Member of national program service committee, chairman nat. town and country committee of National Council, Young Men’s Christian Association.

Member Social Service department Federal Council Churches of Christ in America. Member of national board, American Youth Hostels, Inc., 1940. Nat. council Boy Scouts of America.

Nat. town and country and migrant work coms. of Home Missions Council in North American, chairman Migrant Work Committee in Minnesota. Personnel committee North Central Council Y.M.C. A.s, chairman St. Paul Commision on Recreation, 1946-1949. Member Budget Committee St. Paul Community Chest, 1945-1946.


Member Alpha Kappa Delta, Pi Gamma Museum. Club: Kiwanis (St. Paul, Minnesota).


Married Mary M. Hyten, October 7, 1909.

Levi Mann

Flora C. (Hulsopple) Mann

Mary M. Hyten