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Clergyman , University official

Frank Albert Mullen, American Former university official, clergyman. Ordained to ministry Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1956. Recipient Liberty Bell award Queens County Bar Association, 1969, Alumni award of merit Wabash College, 1970; Wright fellow Yale University, 1955, fellow Trumbull College, since 1985.

Background

Mullen, Frank Albert was born on April 7, 1931 in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. Son of Albert Edwin and Bernice Elizabeth (Weidlich) Mullen.

Education

Bachelor, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1953; Master of Divinity, Yale University, 1956; Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Berkeley Division School, New Haven, 1988.

Career

Executive director, Young Men’s Christian Association of Wilmington, Delaware, 1956-1960; executive director, Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater New York, New York City, 1960-1974; pastor, St. Marks United Church of Christ, Ridgewood, New York, since 1973; associate director Campaign for Yale,, Yale University, New York City, 1975-1979; minister, Cmty. Church of Elmhurst, since 1974; director development, Baptist Medical Center, New York City, 1980-1983; director development Division School, Yale University, New Haven, 1984-1997; director planned giving, Guideposts, Inc., Carmel, New York, 1983-1984.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1956.

Membership

Life member board advisors Yale University Divinity School, since 1997. Trustee Park Avenue Christian Church, New York City, since 1999. Director board church extension Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, since 2000.

Member Association Theological Schools, Council for Advancement in Secondary Education, Wellness Association, Travelers' Century Club, Circumnavigators Club.

Connections

Married Ruth Charlotte Ackerman, May 28, 1960 (deceased October 1969).

father:
Albert Edwin Mullen

mother:
Bernice Elizabeth (Weidlich) Mullen

spouse:
Ruth Charlotte Ackerman