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Clergyman

Nelson W. Wehrhan, American clergyman.

Background

Wehrhan, Nelson W. was born on May 3, 1878 in Wisconsin, United States. Son of G. L. and Matilda (Paley) Wehrhan.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Grinnell (Iowa) College, 1906. Student Hartford (Connecticut) Theological Seminary, 1906-1907. Bachelor of Divinity, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1908.

Doctor of Divinity, Tabor College, 1918.

Career

Rachel. Ordained Congleton ministry, 1903. Home missionary in Montana, 1908-1909. Pastor 1st Church, Fort Dodge, Iowa, 1909-1913.

Dean Tabor (Iowa) College, 1913, acting president, 1914-1916, and president, 1916-1921. Pastor Dodge Memorial Church, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1921-1923. Assistant to president Grinnell College, 1923-1933.

Naperville, 1933-1937, Alameda Park Congressional Church from 1938. Home: Portland, Oregon*†.

Connections

Married Anna Penrose, October 14, 1910.

father:
G. L. Wehrhan

mother:
Matilda (Paley) Wehrhan

spouse:
Anna Penrose