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Melanchthon Coover

theologian

Melanchthon Coover, American theologian. member of the board Lutheran Public Society, General Synod, 1908-1915, of America Section International Sunday School Lesson Committee, 1908-1914.; Member Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Coover, Melanchthon was born on March 26, 1861 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jacob and Ann Margaret (Lindsay-Teeter) Coover.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania College, 1887, A.M., 1890. Graduate Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1890. Doctor of Divinity, Franklin and Marshall College, 1905.

Doctor of Laws, Gettysburg College, 1923.

Career

Howard R. Gold). Ordained to Lutheran ministry, 1890. Pastor St. Paul’s Church, Ardmore, Pennsylvania, 1890-1901, Christ Church, Gettysburg, 1901-1904. Professor of English Bible, chaplain Gettysburg College, 1904-1905.

Professor New Testament exegesis and ecclesiastical history Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, 1905-1916, professor New Testament language, literature, theology, 1916-1926, emeritus.

Membership

Member of the board Lutheran Public Society, General Synod, 1908-1915, of America Section International Sunday School Lesson Committee, 1908-1914. Member Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta.

Connections

Married Lucy May Moses, September 3, 1891. Children: Donald Bruce, Margaret (wife of Review.

father:
Jacob Coover

mother:
Ann Margaret (Lindsay-Teeter) Coover

spouse:
Lucy May Moses

child:
Margaret (wife of Rev Coover

child:
Donald Bruce Coover