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Marion Justus Kline

Clergyman

Marion Justus Kline, American clergyman. Member Board of Church Extension, General Synod, 1899-1902; Member Executive Board United Lutheran Church America, since 1930; member board Theological Seminary of General Synod Lutheran Church in United States of America (United Lutheran Church, since 1918), since 1913.

Background

Kline, Marion Justus was born on October 2, 1871 in Frederick, Maryland, United States. Son of William Henry and Mary Ann (Engelbrecht) Kline.

Education

Frederick College; Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, 1893, A.M., 1896. Graduate Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, 1896. Doctor of Divinity, North Carolina College, 1901, Pennsylvania College, 1921.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1896. Pastor Bethlehem Church, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1896-1901. General secretary and Executive officer Board of Foreign Missions, Lutheran Church in United States of America, 1901-1908.

Pastor First Church, Altoona, Pennsylvania, June since 1908.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Genesis of the General Synod of the Lutheran Church in United States of America, 1918. God and Our Country, 1919. The Protestant Reformation, 1921.

Membership

Member Board of Church Extension, General Synod, 1899-1902. Member Executive Board United Lutheran Church America, since 1930. Member board Theological Seminary of General Synod Lutheran Church in United States of America (United Lutheran Church, since 1918), since 1913.

Connections

Married Annie Plitt Hummel, April.

father:
William Henry Kline

mother:
Mary Ann (Engelbrecht) Kline

spouse:
Annie Plitt Hummel