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Kaarlo Olavi Kares, Finnish bishop. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1928; qualified for professor ecclesiastical history University Helsinki.

Background

Kares, Kaarlo Olavi was born on March 24, 1903 in Mikkeli, Finland. Son of K.R. and Sigrid (Koskinen) Kares.

Education

Doctor in Theology (honorary), University Helsinki, Finland, 1942.

Career

Curate, Lapua, 1928-1930. Headmaster Christian People's Educational Institute, Turku, 1930-1960. Dean Turku, 1960-1962.

Bishop Diocese of Kuopio, 1962-1974.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1928. Qualified for professor ecclesiastical history University Helsinki.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Palava kynttilä, 1936, Heränneen kansan vaellus I-V, 1942-1952, Luther, 1945, Päiväkirja, 1958, Kierros auringon Ympäri, 1961, Kallaveden rannalta, 1965, Seuratkaa tähteä, 1974, Olavi Kares kertoo elämastään, 1976, Pohjanmaan lakeusilla ja Auran rannoilla, 1977, Myrskyä ja tyventä, 1978, Värikäs elämän kausi, 1980, Tervaa ja palsamia, 1984.

Connections

Married Aili Mattila. 1 child, Leena.

father:
K.R. Kares

mother:
Sigrid (Koskinen) Kares

spouse:
Aili Mattila

child:
Leena Kares