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Franklin Pierce Manhart, American theologian.

Background

Manhart, Franklin Pierce was born on August 30, 1852 in Catawissa, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George and Elizabeth (Bates) Manhart.

Education

Graduate Missionary Institute, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 1875. Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, 1877, Doctor of Divinity, 1899. Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1896.

Doctor of Laws, Wittenberg College, Springfield, O., 1925.

Career

Professor P. Born, September 5, 1889. Children—George Born, Sarah Born. Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1878.

Pastor Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, 1881-1889, Philadelphia, 1889-1893. Superintendent Missionary Institute, and president Susquehanna U., 1893-1895. Head of Deaconess Motherhouse, Baltimore, 1896-1904.

Dean theological department, Susquehanna U., since 1904. Secretary General Synod of Lutheran Church in the United States, 1909-1922 and since 1926, president, 1922-1926. President Susquehanna Synod of Central Pennsylvania, 1923-1924.

President Susquehanna Summer Assembly, since 1920. Vice president Inner Mission Board, 1913-1918. Director Lutheran Publication Board, 1892-1930.

President Lutheran History Society United States and Lutheran History Academy, since 1911, Snyder Company History Society, since 1913. Delaware to World Convention of Lutherans, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1929. Author: Present Day Lutheranism, 1910 (4 edits.).

Lutheranism and Episcopacy. History of Susquehanna Synod. Home: Selinsgrove, Pa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Present Day Lutheranism, 1910 (4 edits.). Lutheranism and Episcopacy. History of Susquehanna Synod.

Connections

Married Catharine, d. Children: George Born, Sarah Born.

father:
George Manhart

mother:
Elizabeth (Bates) Manhart

spouse:
Catharine

child:
George Born Manhart

child:
Sarah Born Manhart