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Gustav Arnold Carstensen

Clergyman

Gustav Arnold Carstensen, American clergyman. Mason.

Background

Carstensen, Gustav Arnold was born on June 15, 1851 in St. Croix, Danish West Indies. Son of George John Bernard and Mary Ann (Sempill) Carstensen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hobart College, Geneva, New York, 1873, Master of Arts, 1878, Doctor of Divinity, 1910. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, General Theological Seminary, 1876. Master of Arts, New York U, 1902.

Career

Deacon and priest, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1876. Missionary, St. John’s Church, Elkhart, Indiana, 1876-1877. Rector Grace Church, Toledo, O., Christ Church, Meadville, Pennsylvania, St. Paul’s Church, Erie, Pennsylvania, St. Paul’s Church, Indianapolis, Indiana, Christ Church, Riverdale, New York, until 1917, Holy Rood Church, New York City, 1918 (emeritus).

General secretary Protestant Episcopal Church Congress in the United States, 1905-1920. Chaplain 158th Regiment, Indiana Volumes, Spanish-American War.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Parochial Mission, 1888. Qoheleth and Contemporary Greek Philosophy, 1903.

Connections

Married Mary Rutherford Thomas, January 17, 1877.

father:
George John Bernard Carstensen

mother:
Mary Ann (Sempill) Carstensen

spouse:
Mary Rutherford Thomas