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Clergyman

John Hassler Dietrich, American clergyman. Member board directors Minneapolis Open Forum.; Member American Unitarian Association (life), American Sociological Society, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

Dietrich, John Hassler was born on January 14, 1878 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jerome and Sarah Ann (Sarbaugh) Dietrich.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Franklin and Marshall College, 1900, A.M., 1902. Student Reformed Theological Seminary, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1902-1905. Doctor of Divinity, Meadville.

Theological School, 1933.

Career

Superintendent Ashford Hill Retreat, Ardsley, New York, 1900-1902. Manager Life’s Fresh Air Fund, New York City, 1903. Private secretary to Jonathan Thorne, New York, 1903-1905.

Ordained ministry Reformed Church, 1905. Pastor St. Mark’s Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1905-1911, First Unitarian Society, Spokane, Washington, 1911-1916, First Unitarian Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1916-1938, pastor emeritus from 1938.

Membership

Member board directors Minneapolis Open Forum. Member American Unitarian Association (life), American Sociological Society, Phi Kappa Sigma. Clubs: The Gain for Religion in Modern Thought, 1908.

Connections

Married Louise Erb, August 25, 1912 (died February 22, 1931).; married second, Mistress. Children: John Erb, William Erb.

father:
Jerome Dietrich

mother:
Sarah Ann (Sarbaugh) Dietrich

spouse:
Louise Erb

spouse:
Mistress

child:
John Erb Dietrich

child:
William Erb Dietrich