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Ola Johannessen Ordal

Clergyman , educator

Ola Johannessen Ordal, Norwegian clergyman, educator. member board inspection Luther Theol; member Board Ch.

Background

Ordal, Ola Johannessen was born on August 2, 1870 in near Bergen, Norway. Son of Johannes J. and Martha (Sandal) Ordal.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1880. Bachelor of Arts, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1898. Graduate Lutheran Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1901.

Post-graduate work, University of Washington, 1922-1923.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1901. Pastor New Whatcom (now Bellingham), Washington, 1901-1909, also missionary work. Pastor Red Wing, Minnesota, 1909-1913, Tacoma, Washington, 1913-1921.

President Pacific Lutheran College, 1921-1928. Pastor at Bellingham, Washington, since 1928. Editor Pacific Herold, 1906-1908, 1913-1917.

President National Young People’s Socs. America, 1912-1915; member board inspection Luther Theological Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1910-1913. Member Board Church Extension, 1910-1913.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Pacific Herold, 1906-1908, 1913-1917. President National Young People’s Socs. America, 1912-1915

Membership

Member board inspection Luther Theol. Member Board Ch.

Connections

Married Anna Christina Leque, June 18, 1902. Children: Nils Johan, Martha Marie, Erling Leque (deceased), Olaf Gerhard Leque, Gertrude Dorothy, Gordon Monroe.

father:
Johannes J. Ordal

mother:
Martha (Sandal) Ordal

spouse:
Anna Christina Leque

child:
Nils Johan Ordal

child:
Martha Marie Ordal

child:
Erling Leque Ordal (deceased)

child:
Olaf Gerhard Leque Ordal

child:
Gertrude Dorothy Ordal

child:
Gordon Monroe Ordal