Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Hensel earned his Master of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1968.
101 7th St SW, Orange City, Iowa, United States
In 1975, Philemon was given a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern College.
Hensel graduated from Lincoln High School in 1941. In 1968, he earned his Master of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin. In 1975, Philemon was given a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern College.
Hensel was ordained in 1951. In 1964 he became an editor of "Faith Life", the house organ of the Protestant Conference. In 1963, became a pastor at Grace Lutheran Church, where he had served for fifty-three years. Then in 1968, he became a teacher of English and journalism at Washington High School and held it until 1997. In addition, in 1984 Philemon traveled to Kenya, East Africa at the invitation of local Lutheran groups wishing to affiliate with the Protestant Conference.
Hensel was an expert in 19th Century German academic handwriting. He valued penmanship and correctly associated that with character. Also he translated Greek, Latin, Hebrew and German and had a working knowledge of French.
On August 18, 1957 Hensel married Esther-Mae Springer. They have three children.