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Franklin Evans Hoskins

Missionary

Franklin Evans Hoskins, American missionary. member Executive Committee Lebanon Hospital for Mental Diseases. Honorary life director American Bible Society. Honorary director British Relief in Palestine.

Background

Hoskins, Franklin Evans was born on September 28, 1858 in Rockdale, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Taylor and Jane (Brown) Hoskins.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1883, A.M., 1886. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1888. Special studies, Yale.

(Doctor of Divinity, New York University, 1903).

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1888. Principal Preparatory Department Syrian Protestant College, Beirut, 1883-1886. Touring missionary, with journeys of exploration in trans-Jordan country and Arabia, 1888-1900.

Editor American Mission Press, since 1900, issuing books and periodicals in Arabic language, and extensive work in connection with various editions of Arabic bible. President Theological Faculty, since 1911. Member Executive Committee Lebanon Hospital for Mental Diseases.

Honorary life director American Bible Society. Honorary director British Relief in Palestine. Commissioner Syria and Palestine Relief, 1914-1918.

Membership

Member Executive Committee Lebanon Hospital for Mental Diseases. Honorary life director American Bible Society. Honorary director British Relief in Palestine.

Connections

Married Harriette Mollison Eddy, August 22, 1888.

father:
John Taylor Hoskins

mother:
Jane (Brown) Hoskins

spouse:
Harriette Mollison Eddy