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John Kenneth Pfohl

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John Kenneth Pfohl, American bishop. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

Pfohl, John Kenneth was born on August 13, 1874 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of Christian Thomas and Margaret (Siewers) Pfohl.

Education

Student Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1894-1896. Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina, 1898. Bachelor of Divinity, Moravian Theological Seminary, 1900.

Doctor of Divinity, Moravian College and Theological Seminary, 1922, University of North Carolina, 1940.

Career

Pastor Christ Church, Winston-Salem, 1903-1908. Home Church, 1908-1934. Consecrated bishop, Moravian Church, April 26, 1931.

President Provinal Elders Conference of Moravian Church in American, Southern Province, since 1929. President of the board of trustees Salem College. Vice president executive chairman Moravian Unity.

Trustee Moravian College and Theological Seminary. President North Carolina Council of Churches.

Membership

Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Connections

Married Bessie Whittington, August 21, 1901. Children: Margaret Elizabeth (wife of Edmund D. Campbell), Mary Dorothea (wife of Vernon C. Lassiter, M.D.), Ruth Whittington (wife of Review.

father:
Christian Thomas Pfohl

mother:
Margaret (Siewers) Pfohl

spouse:
Bessie Whittington

child:
Margaret Elizabeth Pfohl (wife of Edmund D. Campbell)

child:
Mary Dorothea (wife of Vernon C. Lassiter Pfohl

child:
M.D. Pfohl

child:
Ruth Whittington (wife of Rev Pfohl