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Clarence Allen Mummart

Clergyman , educator

Clarence Allen Mummart, American clergyman, educator. Member Board of Education U.B. Church, 1913-1917, 1921-1932, and 1937-1949; member Executive Committee Inter-Council Religious Education, 1923-1929; member General Conference 6 times. Prohibition-Republican.

Background

Mummart, Clarence Allen was born on July 14, 1874 in Welsh Run, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William L. and Catharine A. (Kerfoot) Mummart.

Education

Educated Cumberland Valley State Normal School, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Preachers’ normal diploma, Huntington (Indiana) College, 1905, teachers’ normal diploma, 1906, Bachelor of Arts, 1907, Bachelor of Divinity, 1908, Master of Arts, 1909, Doctor of Divinity, 1912. Studied University of Michigan.

Doctor of Philosophy., Oskaloosa (Iowa) College, 1913. School of Theology and Ministry, Northwestern University, 1925.

Career

Teacher public schools until 1903. Ordained ministry U.B. Church, 1901. Pastor for 31 years, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan.

Presiding elder, 1905-1908, 1910-1912. Editor Christian Conservator, 1901-1911, 1917-1920. Head department of Theology, Huntington College, 1911-1917, 1919-1920, president Huntington College, 1912-1915 and 1925-1932, professor philosophy, history and practical theology, 1932-1933.

Pastor Otterbein U.B. Church, Greencastle, Pennsylvania, since 1933.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of monographs on religious, Biblical and educational subjects.

Membership

Member Board of Education U.B. Church, 1913-1917, 1921-1932, and 1937-1949. Member Executive Committee Inter-Council Religious Education, 1923-1929. Member General Conference 6 times.

Prohibition-Republican.

Connections

Married Lillie May Zimmerman, March 10, 1896. Children: Cletus Byron, Charles Otterbein (deceased), Ethel May (Mistress Herschel Holmes Griffith), Mary Katharyn (Mistress Russell Evans Griffith).

father:
William L. Mummart

mother:
Catharine A. (Kerfoot) Mummart

spouse:
Lillie May Zimmerman

child:
Cletus Byron Mummart

child:
Charles Otterbein Mummart (deceased)

child:
Ethel May Mummart (Mistress Herschel Holmes Griffith)

child:
Mary Katharyn Mummart (Mistress Russell Evans Griffith)