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John S. German Edit Profile

Clergyman

John S. German, American clergyman.

Background

German, John S. was born on August 26, 1879 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of William Henry and Sarah Rebecca (Slade) German.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland., 1908. Doctor of Divinity, Morgan State College, Baltimore. Doctor of Divinity, Dickinson College, 1947.

Career

Elizabeth, Joined Baltimore Conference of Methodist Churches, 1908. Served 3 pastorates; then pastor, Broadway Methodist Church, Baltimore, since 1917. Organizer and superintendent, Baltimore Goodwill Industries, since 1919.

Chairman, department of cities of Methodist Church. Vice president, National Association Goodwill Industries. Trustee, Goucher College.

Membership

Clubs: International torch (president Baltimore, 1944), Baltimore Exchange (chaplain since 1942).

Connections

Married to Cora May German, June 4, 1913.

father:
William Henry German

mother:
Sarah Rebecca (Slade) German

spouse:
to Cora May German