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Clergyman

Albert E. Kirk, American clergyman. Member General Conference, 7 times to 1940; member Uniting Conference, 1939.; Mason.; Rotarian.

Background

Kirk, Albert E. was born on April 23, 1880 in Halstead, Harvey County, Kansas, United States. Son of George and Jane (Cooper) Kirk.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Baker U., 1902, A.M., 1903, Doctor of Divinity, 1917. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University School of Theology, 1907. Doctor of Philosophy., Boston University Graduate School, 1915.

Doctor of Laws Southwestern College, 1928.

Career

Entered Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1903. Postorates, 1903-1918. Executive secretary Wichita (Kansas) area Mechanical Engineering Church, 1918-1919.

President Southwestern College, Winfield, Kansas, 1919-1928. Secretary Division of Ednl. Institutions of Methodist Episcopal Church, 1928-1932.

Pastor Sterling, Kansas, 1932-1935. Superintendent Hutchinson District, 1935-1937, Wichita District, 1937-1941. Pastor Methodist Church, Manhattan, Kansas, 1941-1944.

Superintendent, Independence district, 1944-1950. Religion editor Wichita Eagle.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of “Our Economic Sickness,” “Vital Religion,”, “It Can Happen in the Church,” 1951. “A Consciousness of God,” 1952, and various vocational and religions monographs.

Membership

Member General Conference, 7 times to 1940. Member Uniting Conference, 1939. Mason.; Rotarian.

Connections

Married Lulah Barricklow, August 17, 1904. Children: Phyllis Elizabeth (Mistress Harold C. Case), Robert Van Dyke.

father:
George Kirk

mother:
Jane (Cooper) Kirk

spouse:
Lulah Barricklow

child:
Phyllis Elizabeth Kirk (Mistress Harold C. Case)

child:
Robert Van Dyke Kirk