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Henry Kulp Ober

Clergyman , educator

Henry Kulp Ober, American clergyman, educator. member General Board Religious Edn.

Background

Ober, Henry Kulp was born on January 2, 1878 in near Mastersonville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Michael Ruhl and Susan Baker (Kulp) Ober.

Education

Graduate Millersville (Pennsylvania) State Normal School, 1898, B.Pd., 1910, M.Pd., 1911. Bachelor of Science, Franklin and Marshall College, 1918, Master of Science, 1921. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1922.

Graduate student of University of Pennsylvania, 1922-1924. Doctor of Divinity from Franklin and Marshall College in 1927.

Career

May 25, 1899; children—Stanley Hess (deceased), Grace Hess, Ruth Hess, Henry K. (deceased). Teacher rural schools, Pennsylvania, 1897-1902. With Elizabethtown College, since 1902, president 1916-1927.

Boro engineer Elizabethtown Boro, since 1904. Secretary-treasurer Buch Manufacturing Company. Etc. Licensed as minister Church of the Brethren, 1904, bishop, 1915.

President Lancaster S.S. Association. Member General Board Religious Education, Education Committee of Pennsylvania. Vice president Pennsylvania State S.S. Association.

President of the board of trustees Elizabethtown College.

Membership

Member General Board Religious Edn.

Connections

Married Cora Brinser Hess. Children: Stanley Hess (deceased), Grace Hess, Ruth Hess, Henry K. (deceased).

father:
Michael Ruhl Ober

mother:
Susan Baker (Kulp) Ober

spouse:
Cora Brinser Hess.

child:
Stanley Hess Ober (deceased)

child:
Grace Hess Ober

child:
Ruth Hess Ober

child:
Henry K. Ober (deceased)