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Henry W. A. Hanson Edit Profile

Clergyman , educator

Henry W. A. Hanson, American clergyman, educator. Member Kappa Phi Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa, Scabbard and Blade.

Background

Hanson, Henry W. A. was born on March 12, 1882 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Son of Louis and Augusta J. (Glameyer) Hanson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Roanoke College, 1901, A.M., 1904. Bachelor of Divinity, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1904, Doctor of Divinity, 1918. Studied universities Berlin, Leipzig and Halle.

Doctor of Laws, Bucknell and Lafayette.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry 1904. Pastor St. Luke’s Church, Pittsburgh, 1906-1913, Messiah Church, Harrisburg, 1913-1923. President Gettysburg College since October 19, 1923.

Member Executive Board United Lutheran Church in American.

Membership

Member Kappa Phi Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa, Scabbard and Blade. Clubs: University, Rotary.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Trimble Painter, 1904. Children: Henry W. A., T. Painter, Robert De Lolle.

father:
Louis Hanson

mother:
Augusta J. (Glameyer) Hanson

spouse:
Elizabeth Trimble Painter

child:
T. Painter Hanson

child:
Robert De Lolle Hanson

child:
Henry W. A. Hanson