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Clergyman

John Edwin Whitteker, Canadian clergyman.

Background

Whitteker, John Edwin was born on April 20, 1851 in North Williamsburg, Ontario, Canada. Son of John B. and Nancy (Barkley) Whitteker.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Thiel College, Pennsylvania, 1875, A.M., 1878, Doctor of Divinity, 1901. Doctor of Laws, 1919.

Career

Teacher in public schools, Dundas Company, Ontario, 1868-1870. 2d tutor, 1874-1875, 1st tutor, 1875-1878, Adjunct Professor Latin, 1880-1884, professor Latin, 1884-1888, Thiel College. Ordained Evangelical Lutheran ministry, 1877.

Pastor “Church of the Reformation,” Rochester, New York, 1888-1893, St. John’s Church, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1893-1895. General superintendent home missions of General Council Lutheran Church, 1895-1899. Pastor Grace Church, Rochester, Pennsylvania, 1898-1901.

Trinity Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1901-1920. President Chicago Lutheran Seminary, Maywood, Illinois, since 1920. Trustee Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Lancaster Public Library, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia.

President Home Mission and Church Extension Board, of United Lutheran Church America.

Works

Membership

Member editorial staff The Lutheran.

Connections

Married Emma Hannah Zenette McKee, December 21, 1876.

father:
John B. Whitteker

mother:
Nancy (Barkley) Whitteker

spouse:
Emma Hannah Zenette McKee