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Harold Edwin Cline, American minister. Ordained to ministry Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1953. Recipient Distinguished Service award Kokomo Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1963, Distinguished Alumni award Christian Theological Seminary, 1979, Outstanding Service and Leadership award Council Christian Unity, 1979.


Cline, Harold Edwin was born on May 10, 1930 in Canton, Ohio, United States. Son of Lloyd DeWitt Talmadge and Hilda Margaret (Welty) Cline.


Bachelor magna cum laude, Butler University, 1953. Master of Arts, Butler University, 1959. Master of Divinity in Hebrew cum laude, Christian Theological Seminary, 1959.

Department of Science and Technology, Emory University, 1971.


Minister, Arcadia (Indiana) Christian Church, 1955-1959;senior minister, South Side Christian Church, Kokomo., Indiana, 1959-1971;senior minister, 1st Christian Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1971-1981;senior minister, 1st Christian Church, South Bend, Indiana, 1981-1985;area minister Hi-Plains area, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in S.W., Amarillo, Texas, since 1985. Member administrative committee, general board Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1973-1976. Member regional county Christian Church in Indiana, Indianapolis, 1964-1968, 72-80, member commission on ministry, 1960-1968, chairman, 1966-1968, member commission on evangelism and renewal, 1972-1980, chairman, 1973-1980.


  • Ordained to ministry Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1953.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to magazine The Disciple.


Member advisory county Department Human Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1987. Board directors, fundraiser Young Men’s Christian Association, Kokomo, 1964-1968. Department chairman youth work Indiana Council Churches, Indianapolis, 1960-1963.

Member National Evangelical Association Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (president 1977-1983, Executive Committee 1983-1991), Pioneer Promenaders, Yellow Rock Plus Dancers, Theta Phi.


Married Ruby Ann Dawson, May 31, 1952. Children: Sally Jane Cline Beerman, Chad Erwin, Carol Ann Cline Saenz.

Lloyd DeWitt Talmadge Cline

Hilda Margaret (Welty) Cline

Ruby Ann Dawson

Sally Jane Cline Beerman Cline

Chad Erwin Cline

Carol Ann Cline Saenz Cline