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Clergyman

John Henry Harms, American clergyman. Member editorial staff Augsburg Teacher since 1909. President Federation of Churches, Philadelphia.

Background

Harms, John Henry was born on January 27, 1876 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Son of C. H. and Elizabeth (Bruker) Harms.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Newberry (South Carolina.) College, 1893, A.M., 1902. Graduate Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1897. Doctor of Divinity, Erskine College, Due West, South Carolina., 1910.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1897. Pastor Trinity Church, Chamberaburg, Pennsylvania, 1897-1900, St. Paul’s Church, Newport, Pennsylvania, 1900-1901, Bethlehem Church, Harrisburg, 1902-1908. President Newberry (South Carolina.) College, October 1908-June 1918.

Pastor Church Holy Communion, Philadelphia, since 1918.

Membership

Member editorial staff Augsburg Teacher since 1909. President Federation of Churches, Philadelphia.

Connections

Married Sarah Bowers Wheeler, April. Children: Kathryn Wheeler (Mistress W. C. Beasley), Elizabeth Wheeler (Mistress John E. Slaughter, Junior.

father:
C. H. Harms

mother:
Elizabeth (Bruker) Harms

spouse:
Sarah Bowers Wheeler

child:
Kathryn Wheeler Harms (Mistress W. C. Beasley)

child:
Elizabeth Wheeler (Mistress John E. Slaughter Harms

child:
Jr Harms