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Arthur William Klinck

clergyman , educator

Arthur William Klinck, Canadian clergyman, educator. Member American History Association, Lutheran Education Association, National Education Association, American Institute Archaeology, Lutheran Layman’s League.

Background

Klinck, Arthur William was born on January 19, 1900 in Elmira, Ontario, Canada. Son of George and Mary (Devitt) Klinck.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1918, naturalized, 1937. Bachelor of Divinity, Concordia Seminary, 1924, School of Theology and Ministry, 1925. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1935.

Career

1 son, Robert George. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1925. Pastor Our Redeemer Church, North Platte, Nebraska, 1925-1929, Calvary Church, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1929-1939.

President Concordia Teachers College, River Forest, Illinois, 1939-1954. Professor, department chairman history theology Concordia Theological Seminary, St. Louis, since 1954. Chairman board Christian education S. Neb, District Lutheran Church, 1936-1939.

Works

  • Author: Old Testament History 1938. Instructors’ Guide to Old Testament History (with Walter O. Kraeft), 1938. Home Life in Bible Times (also instrs. guide), 1947.

    Co-editor of Lutheran Education, official educational journal Lutheran Church (Missouri synod) 1939-1954, contributor. Associate editor Lutheran Witness, since 1956. Member, co-editor synodical committee Sunday School Teacher Training, since 1938.

    Chairman Sunday School teacher training committee since 1956.

Membership

Member American History Association, Lutheran Education Association, National Education Association, American Institute Archaeology, Lutheran Layman’s League.

Connections

Married Flora Buettner, 1925.

father:
George Klinck

mother:
Mary (Devitt) Klinck

spouse:
Flora Buettner