Log In

Alvin Eugene Bell Edit Profile

Clergyman

Alvin Eugene Bell, American clergyman. Award of the Wittenberg College Alumni Assn.

Background

Bell, Alvin Eugene was born on April 10, 1882 in Mansfield, Ohio, United States. Son of Frank J. and Alice A. (Ludwig) Bell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wittenberg College, 1905, Doctor of Divinity, 1923. Bachelor of Divinity, Hamma Division School (Wittenberg College), 1908.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1908. Pastor First Church, Bryan, O., 1907-1913, Glenwood Avenue Church, Toledo, 1913-1952, pastor emeritus, since 1952. Interim pastor Grace Lutheran Church, Phoenix, Messiah Lutheran Church Denver, 1952-1954.

Orgainzed First Church, Stryker, O., 1911, Augsburg, Olivet, Bethany chs., Toledo, 1914, 17.

Membership

Member of the board American Missions of United Lutheran Church in America, 1926-1934. Member board, Wittenberg College, 1926-1955, chairman, 1938-1942. Member board Child and Family Agency of Toledo, 1930-1943, vice president board, 1932-1941.

Member executive board United Lutheran Church in American, 1934-1942. Member board Deaconess Work, United Lutheran Church American, 1948-1960, president, 1950-1954. Member Toledo Community Chest Board, 1946.

Club: Exchange.

Connections

Married Nola E. Bair, August 26, 1910. Children: Ruth Alberta, Paul Luther, Lois Miriam, Alvin Eugene, George Theodore.

father:
Frank J. Bell

mother:
Alice A. (Ludwig) Bell

spouse:
Nola E. Bair

child:
Lois Miriam Bell

child:
Ruth Alberta Bell

child:
Paul Luther Bell

child:
George Theodore Bell

child:
Alvin Eugene Bell