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Clergyman , educator

Oswin Stricker Frantz was an American clergyman and educator.

Background

Frantz, Oswin Stricker was born on December 14, 1880 in Trumbauersville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Alfred Singmaster and Sarah Jane (Stricker) Frantz.

Education

Graduated from Perkiomen Seminary Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, 1902. Bachelor of Arts, Franklin and Marshall College, 1905. Doctor of Divinity, 1925.

Graduated from Theological Seminary Reformed Church in the United States, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1908. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1922.

Career

Ordained to the ministry of Reformed Church in the United States, 1908. Pastor of Memorial Church, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1908-1912, Christ Church, Altoona, Pennsylvania, 1912-1921. Professor of New Testament Science, and registrar, Theological Seminary Evangel, and Reformed Church, Lancaster, 1922-1950, professor emeritus, from 1950.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Pi, Cliosophic Society, Lancaster. Mason.; Rotarian.

Connections

Married Alice Brubaker, October 7, 1908. Children: Harold Melvin, Clair Gordon, Miriam Elizabeth, Robert Oswin.

father:
Alfred Singmaster Frantz

mother:
Sarah Jane (Stricker) Frantz

spouse:
Alice Brubaker

child:
Harold Melvin Frantz

child:
Clair Gordon Frantz

child:
Miriam Elizabeth Frantz

child:
Robert Oswin Frantz