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Missionary

John Roy Strock, American missionary. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Sigma.

Background

Strock, John Roy was born on June 8, 1882 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George W. and Barbara (Herman) Strock.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1903, A.M., 1908. Bachelor of Divinity, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1908. Studied Teachers’ College (Columbia).

Doctor of Divinity, Gettysburg College, 1925.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1908. Missionary among Telugus, India, 1908-1949. Professor in Andhra Christian College, Guntur, since 1909, principal, 1913-1924, and 1926-1939.

Principal Noble College, Masulipatam, South India, 1924-1926. President Guntur Synod. President India Mission of United Lutheran Church in America.

Convener board of examinations of Madras Representative Council of Missions. Member Executive Committee Missionary Ednl. Council of South India.

Member Syndicate, Senate and Academic Council of Andhra U., also of National Christian Council, of which is also treasurer and member Executive Committee. Secretary Andhra Christian Council. Member All-India Central Board for Christian Higher Education.

Chairman Board of Written Examiners for Telugu, South India Language Examinations for Missionaries. Chairman Board of-Higher Education of the United Lutheran Church in America Mission. President Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church.

President Andhra Christian Council. Vice president, All India Federation of Evangelical Lutheran Churches. Member Tambaram Meeting of the International Missionary Council, Madras, December 1938.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (in Hindu language) The Spirited Experience of Martin Luther and The Doctrine of Justification by Faith. Three Lectures to Pastors.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Sigma.

Connections

Married Elizabeth M. Evans, November 9, 1911.

father:
George W. Strock

mother:
Barbara (Herman) Strock

spouse:
Elizabeth M. Evans