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Clergyman

Oliver Huckel, American clergyman. Member school board, Braintree, Massachusetts, 1890-1894; member National Council Commision on New Polity for Congressional Churches and speaker for same at Edinburgh, Des Moines, and Kansas City.

Background

Huckel, Oliver was born on January 11, 1864 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William S. and Ruth A. Huckel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1887, A.M., 1890. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1890. Post-graduate work, Harvard, 1890-1891.

In theology and literature, University of Berlin, 1894-1895, and University of Oxford, 1895-1896. S.T.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1907. Graduate student comparative religions, Union Theological Seminary, 1916-1917.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1890. Pastor Weymouth, Massachusetts, 1890-1894, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896-1897, Associate Congressional Church, Baltimore, 1897-1916, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1917-1935. Now engaged in literary work and lecturing.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Wagner’s Parsifal, 1903. Wagner’s Lohengrin, 1905. Wagner’s Tannhäuser, 1906.Wagner’s Rheingold, 1907. Wagner’s Valkyrie, 1908. Wagner’s Siegfried, 1910.Wagner’s Götterdämmerung, 1911. Wagner’s Meistersinger, 1912. Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, 1913.Through England with Tennyson, 1913. Wagner’s Rienzi and Flying Dutchman, 1914. Richard Wagner

    • The Habit of Health, 1922.The Secret of the East, 1924. The Old Church Tells Her Story, 1930. The New Day, 1930

    • Book of Common Worship (with Bishop Thirkield), 1932.

Membership

Member school board, Braintree, Massachusetts, 1890-1894. Member National Council Commision on New Polity for Congressional Churches and speaker for same at Edinburgh, Des Moines, and Kansas City.

Connections

Married Elizabeth F. Johnson, January 7, 1902. Children: Oliver Wentworth, Haldane Johnson.

father:
William S.

mother:
Ruth A. Huckel

spouse:
Elizabeth F. Johnson

child:
Oliver Wentworth Huckel

child:
Haldane Johnson Huckel