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Charles Joseph Hardy Ropes

Clergyman

Charles Joseph Hardy Ropes, Russian clergyman.

Background

Ropes, Charles Joseph Hardy was born on December 7, 1851 in St. Petersburg, Russia (where father was United States consul). Son of William Hooper and Ellen Harriet (Hall) Ropes.

Education

Gymnasium, Arnstadt, Thüringen, Germany, 1868-1869, Sorbonne, Paris, 1869. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1872. University of Tübingen, 1872-1873.

Andover Theological Seminary, 1873-1875, resident licentiate, 1875-1876. Union Theological Seminary, 1876-1877. Doctor of Divinity, Bowdoin, 1894, Yale, 1894.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, August 15, 1877. Pastor Ellsworth, Maine, 1877-1881. Professor New Testament language and literature, 1881-1905, librarian, 1887-1901, and since 1905, Bangor Theological Seminary.

Connections

Married Annie Marvin Ladd, October 4, 1877.

father:
William Hooper Ropes

mother:
Ellen Harriet (Hall) Ropes

spouse:
Annie Marvin Ladd