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Clergyman

Benjamin Franklin Farber was an American clergyman.

Background

Farber, Benjamin Franklin was born on July 13, 1882 in Thorntown, Indiana, United States. Son of John Charles and Ruth Margaret (Sims) Farber.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hanover (Indiana) College, 1905. A.M., Princeton University, 1908. Graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1909.

Doctor of Divinity, Washington and Jefferson College and Grove City College, 1921.

Career

Pastor, Plymouth, Michigan, 1910-1917. Assistant minister of Woodward Avenue Church, Detroit, Michigan, 1917-1919. Pastor Sixth Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1919-1926, Fourth Church, New York City, 1926-1954.

Retired Moderator Presbytery of New York, 1938-1940. Secretary board of trustees Princeton Theological Seminary 1944-1958. Young Men’s Christian Association Welfare Service in France, 1918.

Membership

Member Beta Theta Pi. Mason (32 degree).; Club: Chi Alpha.

Connections

Married Willie Mitchusson, June 27, 1911 (died April.; married second, Helen Welty, August, 1927. Children: William Edward, Benjamin Franklin (killed in plane crash in Pacific, February.

father:
John Charles Farber

mother:
Ruth Margaret (Sims) Farber

spouse:
Willie Mitchusson

spouse:
Helen Welty

child:
William Edward Farber

child:
Benjamin Franklin (killed in plane crash in Pacific Farber

child:
Feb Farber