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Harold Richard Wimmer, American bishop. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1958; consecrated bishop. board directors Upsala College, East Orange, New Jersey, Philadelphia Seminary, Gettysburg Seminary, Pennsylvania, to 1982; Member Conference Bishops Lutheran Church in American.

Background

Wimmer, Harold Richard was born on June 1, 1930 in Des Moines. Son of Hobart Richard and Bertha Jane (Thompson) Wimmer.

Education

Bachelor, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1953. Master of Divinity, Lutheran School Theology, Rock Island, Illinois, 1958. MST., Yale Division School, 1974.

Master of Arts, St. Joseph College, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1981.

Career

Pastor Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Durant, Iowa, 1958-1961. Pastor St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Mundelein, Illinois, 1961-1968, Bethesda Lutheran Church, New Haven, 1968-1982. Bishop New England Synod Lutheran Church in American, Worcester, Massachusetts, since 1982.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1958. Consecrated bishop.

Membership

Board directors Upsala College, East Orange, New Jersey, Philadelphia Seminary, Gettysburg Seminary, Pennsylvania, to 1982. Member Conference Bishops Lutheran Church in American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: reading.

Connections

Married Gertrude Schultz, September 11, 1954. Children– Bonnie, Mark, Patricia.

father:
Hobart Richard Wimmer

mother:
Bertha Jane (Thompson) Wimmer

spouse:
Gertrude Schultz

child:
Bonnie Wimmer

child:
Mark Wimmer

child:
Patricia Wimmer