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Edwin Carlyle Lobenstine

Clergyman , Missionary

Edwin Carlyle Lobenstine, American missionary, clergyman.

Background

Lobenstine, Edwin Carlyle was born on January 18, 1872 in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States. Son of William Christian and Rose (Bayha) Lobenstine.

Education

Graduate Phillips Exeter Academy, 1891. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1895, Doctor of Divinity, 1936. Student Union Theological Seminary, 1895-1898, Auburn Theological Seminary, 1898.

Career

Hoffman (Mistress Robert E. O’Bolger. Married second, Susan Clark, June 2, 1914. Children—James Clark, Susan Clark McKeeyer.

Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1898, missionary service in China with Board Foreign Missions Presbyterian Church United States of America, 1898-1937, church and administrative work, Anhwei Province, 1898-1911. Member China Council Presbyterian Mission, 1906-1911. Superintendent Famine Relief, Anhwei Province, 1910-1911.

Honorary executive secretary Central China Famine Relief Committee, 1911-1912. Secretary continuation committee National Christian Conference, Shanghai, 1913-1922. Secretary National Christian Council of China, 1922-1935, secretary China Christian Education Association, 1924-1935.

Member International Missionary Council, 1919, 28, 32 and 35. Member National Flood Relief Commission, 1931-1932. Member China International Famine Relief Commission, 1932-1935.

Membership

Member China Council Presbyterian Mission, 1906-1911. Member International Missionary Council, 1919, 28, 32 and 35. Member National Flood Relief Commission, 1931-1932.

Member China International Famine Relief Commission, 1932-1935. Member of the board of directors U. Nanking, 1912-1935, Ginling College, 1931-1935. Member intercollegiate branch board Young Men’s Christian Association of City of New York, 1943-1946.

Member Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Century, Yale (New York. Member editorial board China Mission Yearbook, 1916-1935.

Connections

Married Rose Hoffman, June 5, 1904 (deceased).; married second, Susan Clark, June 2, 1914. Children: James Clark, Susan Clark McKeeyer.

father:
William Christian Lobenstine

mother:
Rose (Bayha) Lobenstine

spouse:
Rose Hoffman

spouse:
Susan Clark

child:
James Clark Lobenstine

child:
Susan Clark McKeeyer Lobenstine