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Herbert John Burgstahler

Clergyman , educator

Herbert John Burgstahler, American clergyman, educator. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Kappa Delta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa.; Mason.; Rotarian.

Background

Burgstahler, Herbert John was born on November 24, 1886 in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota, United States. Son of John Andrew and Martha Mary (Burkhardt) Burgstahler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1913. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1915, Doctor of Laws, 1930. Doctor of Divinity, Syracuse, 1923.

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1915. Pastor Bell Congressional Church and Minnehaha Methodist Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1909-1913, Greenwood (Massachusetts) Union Church, 1913-1915, Lake Harriet Methodist Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, 1915-1917, Central Park Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1917-1921, First Church, Rochester, New York, 1921-1925, Plymouth Church, Buffalo, New York, 1925-1927. President Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1927-1939.

President Ohio Wesleyan University 1939-1947, chancellor, 1947-1955, president emeritus.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: How to Raise Funds for Schools and Colleges.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Kappa Delta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa. Mason.; Rotarian.

Connections

Married Alice Mabel Wolf, June 24, 1909. Children: Cyrus Herbert, Faith Adelle.

father:
John Andrew Burgstahler

mother:
Martha Mary (Burkhardt) Burgstahler

spouse:
Alice Mabel Wolf

child:
Cyrus Herbert Burgstahler

child:
Faith Adelle Burgstahler