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Edward Arthur Wicher, British theologian. Member Society Biblical Exegesis, American Philosophical Association, American Archeological Institution.

Background

Wicher, Edward Arthur was born on December 14, 1872 in Peterborough, Ontario. Son of Review John Woodmore and Elizabeth Mary (Lowry) Wicher.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Toronto, 1895, Master of Arts, 1896. Bachelor of Divinity, Knox College, Toronto, 1899. Studied University Halle, Germany, 1899-1901.

Doctor of Divinity, Park College, Missouri, 1907.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1901. Pastor Union Church, Kobe, Japan, 1901-1904, St. Stephen’s Church, St. John, N.B., 1904-1905. Professor New Testament interpretation, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1905-1945, also vice president.

Professor emeritus, since 1945. Special religious secretary of Young Men’s Christian Association with British Army in Palestine, 1918-1919. Annual professor American School of Oriental Research, Jerusalem, 1928-1929.

Moderator Synod of California, 1937.

Membership

Member Society Biblical Exegesis, American Philosophical Association, American Archeological Institution. Clubs: Rotary, Chi Alpha.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Gordon Langlois, February 11, 1901 (died December 1919).; married second, Ida Lucy Oberbeck, January 17, 1922. Children: Herbert Woodmore, Edward Arthur, Mary Langlois, Elizabeth Langlois.

father:
Review John Woodmore Wicher

mother:
Elizabeth Mary (Lowry) Wicher

spouse:
Elizabeth Gordon Langlois

spouse:
Ida Lucy Oberbeck

child:
Elizabeth Langlois Wicher

child:
Mary Langlois Wicher

child:
Edward Arthur Wicher

child:
Herbert Woodmore Wicher