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Clergyman

Frank Alvin Hosmer, American clergyman. Member Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Gamma Delta.; Mason.

Background

Hosmer, Frank Alvin was born on June 5, 1874 in Seville, Ohio, United States. Son of Stiles A. and Jane (Nelson) Hosmer.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, College of Wooster (O.), 1894, the Master of Philisophy, 1897, Doctor of Divinity, 1916. Doctor of Divinity, Jamestown (North Dakota) College, 1916.

Career

Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church in United States of America, 1900. Pastor 2d Church, Freeport, Illinois, 1900-1907, Central Church, Chicago, 1907-1919, 1st Church, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1919-1929, 1st Church, Omaha, 1929-1936, Benedict Memorial Church, New Haven, 1936-1944. Carnegie Peace Foundation exchange preacher, British Isles, summers 1921, 25.

Civilian chaplain S.A.T.C., Plattsburg, New York, July-September 1918. Director American Tract Society, Hastings (Nebraska) College.

Membership

Member Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Gamma Delta. Mason.; Clubs: Lions, Professional Men’s, University.

Connections

Married Ada May Barling, June 30, 1903.

father:
Stiles A. Hosmer

mother:
Jane (Nelson) Hosmer

spouse:
Ada May Barling