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Elmer Jay Cook

clergyman , educator.

Elmer Jay Cook, American clergyman, educator. Member Society Biblical Literature.

Background

Cook, Elmer Jay was born on August 20, 1901 in Howell, Michigan, United States. Son of Oscar George and Minnie Bell (Keitchen) Cook.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Jefferson College, 1924. Bachelor of Divinity, Hartford Theological Seminary, 1927, Ph. D., 1930; Bachelor of Letters, University of Oxford, 1929.

Bachelor of Science in Library Science, Columbia, 1940. S.T.D. (honorary), Berkeley Divinity School, 1959.

Career

1 daughter, Frances C. (Mistress C.L.R. Pedersen). Ordained to priesthood, Episcopal Church, 1936. Librarian and professor New Testament, Hartford Theological Seminary, 1936-1948.

Professor New Testament, Berkeley Division School, New Haven, since 1948.

Membership

Member Society Biblical Literature.

Connections

Married Esther Linton Henning, September 21, 1924.

father:
Oscar George Cook

mother:
Minnie Bell (Keitchen) Cook

spouse:
Esther Linton Henning