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educator

Frank Eakin, American educator. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1913.

Background

Eakin, Frank was born on December 24, 1885 in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Alexander and Sarah Margaret (Perry) Eakin.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Grove City College, 1910;graduate, Western Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, 1913;Bachelor's Degree, Western Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, 1915;student, University Marburg, 1914;student, University Glasgow, 1914-1915;Doctor of Philosophy magna cum laude, University of Chicago, 1922.

Career

Teacher history, North Washington (Pennsylvania) Institute, 1908-1909;pastor, Glenfield and Haysville, Pennsylvania, 1913-1914;instructor New Testament Greek, Western Theological Seminary, 1915-1923;associate professor New Testament department, Western Theological Seminary, 1923-1925;professor ecclesiastical history and history of doctrine, Western Theological Seminary, 1925-1927;also library, Western Theological Seminary, 1919-1927;lecturer in New Testament, Hartford Theological Seminary, 1927-1928;president, Item Public and Printing Company, Millburn, New Jersey, 1932-1933;professor of history, Essex County Junior College, Newark, New Jersey, 1933-1935;engaged in freelance literary and educational work, from 1935.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1913.

Connections

Married Mabel Mechlin, June 12, 1913. Children: Lloyd Russell, Paul Mechlin, Frank, Eleanor Josephine. Married Mildred Olivia Moody, March 28, 1931.

father:
James Alexander Eakin

mother:
Sarah Margaret (Perry) Eakin

spouse:
Mabel Mechlin

spouse:
Mildred Olivia Moody

child:
Lloyd Russell Eakin

child:
Paul Mechlin Eakin

child:
Frank Eakin

child:
Eleanor Josephine Eakin