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Clergyman

Isaac Butler Schreckengast, American clergyman. Member S.S. Board of Methodist Episcopal Church, 1908-1924; member Board of Education, Methodist Episcopal Church, since 1924.

Background

Schreckengast, Isaac Butler was born on October 5, 1864 in Danville, Iowa, United States. Son of Isaac and Sarah Schreckengast.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa, 1885. Student Iowa Wesleyan University, 1886-1887. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University School of Theology, 1895.

Doctor of Divinity, Simpson College, Iowa, 1906. The Master of Philisophy, Iowa State College, 1906.

Career

Ordained Methodist Episcopal ministry, 1887. Pastor Sweetland, Iowa, 1888-1891. Student pastor Boston, 1891-1895.

Pastor West Liberty, Iowa, 1895-1899, Washington, Iowa, 1899-1905, 1st Church, Burlington, Iowa, 1905-1910, College Church, University Place, Nebraska, 1910-1913. Vice-chancellor and treasurer, 1913-1917, actg. chancellor, 1917-1918, chancellor, 1918-1932, Professor of English Bible and chancellor emeritus, since 1932, Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Membership

Member S.S. Board of Methodist Episcopal Church, 1908-1924. Member Board of Education, Methodist Episcopal Church, since 1924.

Connections

Married Genevieve Clarke, May 1, 1889. Children: Mistress Joy Ruth Jones, Mistress Carita Clarke Taylor, Mistress Dorothy Hansen.

father:
Isaac Schreckengast

mother:
Sarah Schreckengast

spouse:
Genevieve Clarke

child:
Mistress Joy Ruth Jones Schreckengast

child:
Mistress Carita Clarke Taylor Schreckengast

child:
Mistress Dorothy Hansen Schreckengast