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Harold Claude Case

clergyman , college president

Harold Claude Case, American clergyman, college president. Member University Senate, Methodist Church Co-founder Religion in Higher Education Foundation, 1946. Trustee N.E. Deaconess Hospital; Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Tau Delta, Pi Kappa Delta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Pi Gamma Museum; Mason.

Background

Case, Harold Claude was born on May 20, 1902 in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, United States. Son of Harry Claude and Rose (Kiger) Case.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Baker U., 1923, Doctor of Divinity (honorary), 1934. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Pacific School Religion, 1951. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1927.

Graduate study Harvard, 1923-1924, Garrett Theological Seminary, 1927-1933. Doctor of Letters, Huston-Tillotson College, 1944. Doctor of Science, Rhode Island College Pharmacy and Allied Sciences, 1953.

Doctor of Laws, West Virginia Wesleyan College, 1954, Northeastern University, 1954, Tufts University, 1955, Temple University, Brandeis University, Pratt Institute, 1961, Pasadena College, 1964. Doctor of Education, Franklin Pierce College, 1966.

Career

Ordained to ministry Methodist Church. Instructor Southwestern College, 1927-1928. Pastor N. Shore Church, Glencoe, Illinois, 1928-1933, First Methodist Church, Topeka, 1933-1938, Elm Park Church, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1938-1945, First Methodist Church, Pasadena, California, 1945-1951.

President Boston University, 1951-1967, president emeritus, 1967-1972. Director Sterling Drug Inc. Directors advisory board State Street Bank & Trust Company.

Works

  • Author: A Year of Special Parties, 1927. The Prophet Jeremiah, 1953.

Membership

Member University Senate, Methodist Church Co-founder Religion in Higher Education Foundation, 1946. Trustee N.E. Deaconess Hospital. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Tau Delta, Pi Kappa Delta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Pi Gamma Museum.

Mason.; Clubs: Algonquin, University (Boston).

Connections

Married Phyllis Elizabeth Kirk, June 27, 1927. Children: Harold Robert, Phyllis Rosanna (Mistress.

father:
Harry Claude Case

mother:
Rose (Kiger) Case

spouse:
Phyllis Elizabeth Kirk

children:
Harold Robert Case

Phyllis Rosanna (Mrs Case