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hospital administrator , Minister

John Frederick Lehr, American hospital administrator, minister. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1972. Grantee Wheat Ridge Foundation, 1991; named For Exceptional Commitment, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Albany, New York, 1989.


Lehr, John Frederick was born on December 6, 1946 in York, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Stanford Isadore Meisenhelter and Naomi Jane (Huson) Lehr.


Bachelor, Susquehanna University, 1968. Master of Divinity, Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1972. Doctor of Ministry, Drew University, 1982.


Associate pastor, Christ Lutheran Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1974-1975;associate pastor, St. Mark Lutheran Church, Hanover, Pennsylvania, 1975-1976;pastor, Memorial Lutheran Church, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, 1976-1980;pastor, Ascension Lutheran Church, South Burlington, Vermont, 1981-1990;director, Wholistic Health Care Superior vena cava syndrome, Good Shepherd Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1990-1993;director, Good Shepherd Church Renewal Center, Allentown, Pennsylvania, since 1993. Vice president, trustee Vermont Ecumenical Council, Burlington, 1981-1990. Chairman, board directors Ecumenical Campus Ministry, U. Vermont, Burlington, 1983-1987.

Consultant Vermont Department Health, Burlington, 1984-1986, Regional Genetics Group, Burlington, 1986-1990.


  • Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1972.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial committee You Can Fly, 1973.


Member health professional advisory committee Vermont March of Dimes, Burlington, 1986-1990. Board directors Green Mountain Adirondack chapter Muscular Dystrophy Association, Burlington, 1984-1989. Member renal advisory committee Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, 1982-1986.

Member Alban Institute, National Council on Family Relations (certified family life educator).


Married Janet Irene Senft, March 14, 1970. Children: Jason F., Amy S.

Stanford Isadore Meisenhelter Lehr

Naomi Jane (Huson) Lehr

Janet Irene Senft

Jason F. Lehr

Amy S. Lehr