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H. Franklin Schlegel

Clergyman

H. Franklin Schlegel, American clergyman. Mason. Major, chaplain, retired United States of America.

Background

Schlegel, H. Franklin was born on October 25, 1867 in Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Christena (Stahl) Schlegel.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Albright College, Pennsylvania, 1897, Doctor of Philosophy, 1906, Doctor of Divinity, 1935.

Career

Ordained ministry United Evangelical Church, 1893. Pastor Freemansburg, Pennsylvania, 1891-1894, Wilkes-Barre, 1894-1895, Albright College, 1895-1897, Williamstown, 1897-1899, Harrisburg, 1899-1903, Shamokin, 1903-1907, Albright College, 1907-1911, Mount Carmel, 1911-1915, Lancaster, 1915-1918. Presiding elder, 1918-1922.

Pastor Trinity Evangelical Church, Easton, Pennsylvania, since 1922. Chairman Forward Movement. Chairman Permanent Commision on Temperance.

President Ednl. Aid Society. Member Executive Committee National Service Commission, Evangelical Church. Delegate General Conference 8 times to 1938.

Member Commision on Church Union and Federation of Evangelical Church. Member Commision on Worship, Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America. Executive secretary-treasurer Board of Church Extension of Evangelical Church Chairman Executive Committee Albright College, also trustee and secretary board of trustees.

Trustee Biblical Seminary (New York), Harrisburg Eastern State Hospital. 1st vice president Pennsylvania State Anti-Saloon League. President Association of Trustees of Colls. of Liberal Arts of Pennsylvania.

Membership

Mason. Major, chaplain, retired United States of America.

Connections

Married Jean M. Herb, March 30, 1916. Children: William Franklin, Franklin Kehler, Sarah Christene, Jean Elizabeth.

father:
William Schlegel

mother:
Christena (Stahl) Schlegel

spouse:
Jean M. Herb

child:
Franklin Kehler Schlegel

child:
Jean Elizabeth Schlegel

child:
William Franklin Schlegel

child:
Sarah Christene Schlegel