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Clergyman

Luther Otterbein Bricker, American clergyman. Member Committee of 100, Miami Beach. Trustee U. School of Religion, Disciples Foundation, Vanderbilt University; Member Society of Virginians.; Member Committee on Worship, Federal Council Churches of Christ in American Official representative Disciples of Christ in American on Commision on Ways of Worship in the World Council of Churches.

Background

Bricker, Luther Otterbein was born on May 15, 1874 in Rockingham County, Virginia. Son of John Wesley and Mary Jane (Hawes) Bricker.

Education

Educated Shenandoah College, Dayton, Virginia, University of Virginia, and Union Theological Seminary, New York. Doctor of Divinity, Western College, Toledo, Iowa.

Career

Ruth (deceased); married second, Louanna Rhodes, July 23, 1924. Ordained ministry Christian (Disciples) Church 1900. Pastor Staunton, Virginia, 1900-1903, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1903-1907, Maryville, Missouri, 1907-1910.

Pastor First Christian Church, Atlanta, Georgia., 1910-1924. Founded, 1924. and since pastor Peachtree Church, and in 1928, dedicated one of most beautiful Gothic chs. in America.

Membership

Member Committee of 100, Miami Beach. Trustee U. School of Religion, Disciples Foundation, Vanderbilt University. Member Society of Virginians.

Member Committee on Worship, Federal Council Churches of Christ in American Official representative Disciples of Christ in American on Commision on Ways of Worship in the World Council of Churches. Clubs: Friars, Capital City, Ansley Park Golf, Indian Creek.

Connections

Married Kathryn Acker, November 5, 1901 (deceased).; married second, Louanna Rhodes, July 23, 1924.

father:
John Wesley Bricker

mother:
Mary Jane (Hawes) Bricker

spouse:
Kathryn Acker

spouse:
Louanna Rhodes