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George Frederick Kenngott

Clergyman

George Frederick Kenngott, American clergyman.

Background

Kenngott, George Frederick was born on February 8, 1864 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George Frederick and Elizabeth (Dunn) Kenngott.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1886 (Phi Beta Kappa), A.M., 1900. Bachelor of Divinity, AndoverTheol. Seminary, 1889; Doctor of Philosophy., Harvard, 1910.

Doctor of Divinity, Pacific School of Religion, 1924.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1889. Pastor Newport, N.H., 1889-1892, 1st Church, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1892-1912. Superintendent Congressional Church Extension Society of Los Angeles, 1912-1930.

Superintendent Southern California Congressional Conference, 1915-1930. Associate professor sociology, University of Southern California, 1915-1918. Trustee Pacific School of Religion.

Vice president California State Church Federation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Object Lessons and Illustrative Talks, 1907. The Record of a City, 1912. Also numerous atricles and sermons.Made surveys and repts. of the United States Indian schools and missions, summers 1910, 18, 24.

Membership

Clubs: University, Brentwood.

Connections

Married Lucretia M. Lewis, of Boston, Massachusetts, August 5, 1890.

father:
George Frederick Kenngott

mother:
Elizabeth (Dunn) Kenngott

spouse:
Lucretia M. Lewis