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Joseph Hastings Harris

Clergyman , educator

Joseph Hastings Harris, American clergyman, educator. member Board of Adminstrn.

Background

Harris, Joseph Hastings was born on July 14, 1870 in near Plantsville, Ohio, United States. Son of John Work and Martha Jane (Dille) Harris.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Otterbein College, Westerville, O., 1898, Doctor of Divinity, 1919. Bachelor of Divinity Bonebrake Theological Seminary, Dayton, O., 1903. Worked way through college and seminary.

Career

Ordained U.B. ministry, 1903. Pastorates at Portsmouth, Hillsboro and Columbus, Ohio. Served as superintendent S.E. Ohio Conference U.B. Church.

President Bonebrake Theological Seminary, 1929-1933. Pastor, since 1934. Delaware to General Conference 5 times. Member Board of Administration U.B. Church.

Trustee Otterbein College, Bonebrake Theological Seminary.

Membership

Member Board of Adminstrn.

Connections

Married Bertha Elizabeth Lambert, June 30, 1898. Children: Paul Joseph, Robert Lambert (deceased), Daniel Alfred, Theodore Otterbein (deceased), James Lowell, Richard Lambert.

father:
John Work Harris

mother:
Martha Jane (Dille) Harris

spouse:
Bertha Elizabeth Lambert

child:
Paul Joseph Harris

child:
Robert Lambert Harris (deceased)

child:
Daniel Alfred Harris

child:
Theodore Otterbein Harris (deceased)

child:
James Lowell Harris

child:
Richard Lambert Harris