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Clergyman , College president

Frederick Lent, American clergyman, college president. Member American Oriental Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Phi.; Club: Rotary. Wrote: The Life of Simon Stylites, 1914.

Background

Lent, Frederick was born on June 10, 1872 in Freeport, Nova Scoti. Son of Shippy and Euphemia (Moore) Lent.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1875. Bachelor of Arts, Brown, 1900, Master of Arts, 1901. Bachelor of Divinity, Newton Theological Institution, 1900.

Doctor of Philosophy, Yale, 1906. Doctor of Divinity Brown, 1922. Doctor of Laws, Colgate, 1922.

Career

Ordained Baptist ministry, 1895. Pastor Calvary Church, Salem, Massachusetts, 1896-1898, Oaklawn, Rhode Island, 1898-1901, 1st Church, New Haven, Connecticut, 1903-1918. Instructor Biblical literature, Brown U., 1900-1901.

Yale, 1903-1907, 1909-1910. President Elmira College, 1918-1935. President International Baptist Seminary, E. Orange, New Jersey, 1935-1941.

Trustee Baptist Ministers’ Home. Society, 1912-1941; trustee American Baptist Home Mission Society, 1912-1935.

Membership

Member American Oriental Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Phi. Club: Rotary. Wrote: The Life of Simon Stylites, 1914.

Connections

Married Estelle Bolles, 1896.

father:
Shippy Lent

mother:
Euphemia (Moore) Lent

spouse:
Estelle Bolles