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John Leslie Lobingier

Clergyman

John Leslie Lobingier, American clergyman. Member board Religious Education Association, 1925-1928, editorial committee, 1925; member board of managers Missionary Education Movement (president 1939-1943), Federal Council of Churches (commission on Christian education 1925-1929, department of international justice and goodwill, 1934-1938; Member Delta Theta Chi, Phi Beta Kappa, American Association Adult Education.; Club: Boston City.

Background

Lobingier, John Leslie was born on January 1, 1884 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Review Henry Schell and Annie H. (Sinclair) Lobingier.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, New York University, 1905. Graduated from College of the Bible (Kentucky), 1907. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale University, 1915.

Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1916. Doctor of Divinity, Elon College, North Carolina, 1933.

Career

John Leslie. Pastor Disciples chs., Los Angeles and Santa Monica, California, 1907-1914. Young Men’s Christian Association war work, Great Lakes Naval Training Station, 1917-1919. Director religious education, Chicago Church Federation, 1919-1920.

Educational pastor, United Church (Congressional), Oberlin, O., 1921-1926. Secretary Department of Missionary Edition and World Friendship, Congressional Education Society, Boston, 1926-1936, Depts. of Adult Edition and World.

Membership

Member board Religious Education Association, 1925-1928, editorial committee, 1925. Member board of managers Missionary Education Movement (president 1939-1943), Federal Council of Churches (commission on Christian education 1925-1929, department of international justice and goodwill, 1934-1938. Member Delta Theta Chi, Phi Beta Kappa, American Association Adult Education.

Club: Boston City.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Erwin Miller, August 7, 1918.

father:
Review Henry Schell Lobingier

mother:
Annie H. (Sinclair) Lobingier

spouse:
Elizabeth Erwin Miller