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Peter Oren Bonebrake

Clergyman

Peter Oren Bonebrake, American clergyman. member of the board of directors Bonebrake Theological Seminary; Member Oregon House of Representatives 3 terms, 1909-1914.

Background

Bonebrake, Peter Oren was born on October 6, 1864 in at Gosport, Iowa, United States. Son of Henry D. and Martha (Neat) Bonebrake.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Western (now Leander Clark) College, Toledo, Iowa, 1888. United Brethren (now Bonebrake) Theological Seminary, Dayton, O., 1890-1892.

Career

Principal public schools, Gladbrook, Iowa, 1888-1890. Missionary in Africa, but sent home in few months on account of tropical fever. President Philomath (Oregon) College, 1893-1895, 1899-1901.

Principal grammar school, Los Angeles, California, 1895-1898. Pastor Eugene Oregon, 1898. President Campbell College, Holton, Kansas, 1902-1905.

College pastor, Philomath, Oregon, 1906-1910. Superintendent Oregon Conference U.B. Church, 1911-1914. Pastor 1st Church, Portland, Oregon, since 1916.

Membership

Member of the board of directors Bonebrake Theological Seminary. Member Oregon House of Representatives 3 terms, 1909-1914.

Connections

Married Charlotte E. Shipley, of Portland, Oregon, June 17, 1895.

father:
Henry D. Bonebrake

mother:
Martha (Neat) Bonebrake

spouse:
Charlotte E. Shipley