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Earl Leslie King

Missionary

Earl Leslie King, American missionary.

Background

King, Earl Leslie was born on November 13, 1886 in Chatfield, Minnesota, United States. Son of William Leslie and Sara Jane (Ilockenhull) K. (both missionaries to India).

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ripon (Wisconsin) College, 1908, A.M., 1909. Studied Kennedy School of Missions, Hartford, Connecticut, 1917-1918, University of Chicago, 1925-1926, 36.

Career

Student pastor, Princeton, Wisconsin, 1907-1908. V.prin. and principal Beynon-Smith High School, Belgaum, India, 1909-1916. Principal Hardwicke Christian High School, Narsingupur, 1918-1922.

Secretary Epworth League in India and Burma, 1922-1938. Educational secretary, Methodist Church, Southern Asia, 1938-1948. Editor Charterhouse Program materials.

Editor Christian Education. Visiting professor religious education, Leonard Theological College, 1912-1949. Representative in Southern Asia, Joint Committee on Religious Education in Foreign Fields, Methodist Church, 1949-1950.

Author: (with E. B. King) Community Middle School Curriculum, 1924. Charterhouse Program of Religious Education, 1924, 29, 31. Handbook of Epworth League, 1924, 30.

A Project-Life of Christ, 1927. Pioneers of Life, 1929. Test Exercises in Religious Education, 1929.

Youth’s Pattern, 1931. Into All the World (with H. E. Fehr), 1933. The Worldchanger, 1934.

The New Light (with W. M. Ryburn), 1936. An Introduction to Religious Education, 1941. Also many educational booklets.

Address: Altadena, California *.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with E. B. King) Community Middle School Curriculum, 1924. Charterhouse Program of Religious Education, 1924, 29, 31. Handbook of Epworth League, 1924, 30.A Project-Life of Christ, 1927. Pioneers of Life, 1929. Test Exercises in Religious Education, 1929.Youth’s Pattern, 1931. Into All the World (with H. E. Fehr), 1933. The Worldchanger, 1934.The New Light (with W. M. Ryburn), 1936. An Introduction to Religious Education, 1941. Also many educational booklets.

Connections

Married Edith Broadbooks, October 18, 1913. Children: Jean Louise, William Asbury, Robert Leslie, Theodore Wesley.

father:
William Leslie both

mother:
Sara Jane (Ilockenhull) K. (both

spouse:
Edith Broadbooks

child:
Jean Louise King

child:
William Asbury King

child:
Robert Leslie King

child:
Theodore Wesley King