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Clergyman

Herb Frederick Schmidt, American Clergyman. Ordained to ministry Evangelical Lutheran Church in American, 1955. Danforth fellow, 1973-1974; honorary fellow University of California, Santa Cruz, since 1969.

Background

Schmidt, Herb Frederick was born on August 7, 1930 in Jefferson City, Missouri, United States. Son of Henry Tom and Bertha (Kousmeyer) Schmidt.

Education

Bachelor, Concordia College, St. Louis, 1952;MST, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, 1955;postgraduate, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1970-1972.

Career

Assistant to dean of students, California Concordia College, Oakland, 1955-1960;pastor, Messiah Lutheran Church, Santa Cruz, California, 1960-1968;campus pastor, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1968-1978;campus pastor, U. Arizona, Tucson, 1978-1986;campus pastor, Stanford University, Palo Alto, since 1986. Regional campus coordinator TRI-Lutheran California Agency, 1974-1978. Chair StanfordAssociated Ministry, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Evangelical Lutheran Church in American, 1955.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President Bicentennial Political Alliance, Santa Cruz, 1974-1977. Chair Tucson Legal Assistants Program, 1982-1984, South Bay Sanctuary Organists, Palo Alto, 1986-1989. Member Lutheran Campus Ministry Association (executive committee, editor newsletter), Witness for Middle East (executive board, treasurer since 1989).

Connections

Married Grace Kitzman, July 1, 1956. Children: Conrad, David, Richard, Raymond.

father:
Henry Tom Schmidt

mother:
Bertha (Kousmeyer) Schmidt

spouse:
Grace Kitzman

child:
Conrad Schmidt

child:
David Schmidt

child:
Richard Schmidt

child:
Raymond Schmidt