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clergyman and educator

Jacob Diehl, American clergyman and educator. Served as chaplain, First lieutenant, United States Army, Camp Custer, Battle Creek, Michigan, February 1918-January 1919.; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Alpha Tau Omega, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason.

Background

Diehl, Jacob was born on February 20, 1884 in at Greencastle, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Luther and Martha Ellen (Kuhn) Diehl.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) College, 1903. Honorary Doctor of Laws, 1930. Student at Gettysburg Theological Seminary, 1907, Leipzig U., 1908-1909 and 1914.

Doctor of Divinity, Carthage (Illinois) College, 1920.

Career

Ordained ministry Lutheran Church, 1910. Pastor St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, 1909-1915, Trinity Lutheran Church, Carthage, Illinois, 1915-1922. Professor religious education, Carthage College, 1920-1922.

Pastor Trinity Lutheran Church, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 1924-1929. Acting president, Susquehanna U., 1927-1928. President Carthage College, 1929-1933.

Director Lutheran Mutual Life Insurance Company. Special representative Board of Pensions, United Lutheran Church.

Membership

Served as chaplain, First lieutenant, United States Army, Camp Custer, Battle Creek, Michigan, February 1918-January 1919. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Alpha Tau Omega, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Sara Matilda Klapp, April. Children: Dorothea Prieson, Sara Matilda, William Adolph, Marian Louise.

father:
John Luther Diehl

mother:
Martha Ellen (Kuhn) Diehl

spouse:
Sara Matilda Klapp

child:
William Adolph Diehl

child:
Dorothea Prieson Diehl

child:
Sara Matilda Diehl

child:
Marian Louise Diehl