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Philip C. Croll

Clergyman

Philip C. Croll, American clergyman. Member Pennsylvania Bible Society (life), Pennsylvania German Society, Lebanon Company (Pennsylvania) History Society, Illinois State History Society, Berks Company (Pennsylvania) History Society.

Background

Croll, Philip C. was born on October 2, 1852 in near Kutztown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John and Katharine (DeLong) Croll.

Education

Preparatory education State Normal School, Kutztown. Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1876, A.M., 1879, Doctor of Divinity, 1904. Graduate Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, 1879.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1879. Pastor Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, 1879-1882, Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, 1882-1892, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 1892-1909, Beardstown, Illinois, 1909-1921.

Works

  • Other Work

    • The Golden Wedding Ring, 1887. Historic Landmarks of the Lebanon Valley, 1895. Annals of Womelsdorf, 1923.Talpehocken Bicentennial, 1923. Translator: Jewish Artisan Life (by Delitzsch), 1883. Jesus and Hillel (by same), 1884.Alli, or The Blessed are the Merciful (by Hoffman), 1886. Contributor verse and articles to mags.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania Bible Society (life), Pennsylvania German Society, Lebanon Company (Pennsylvania) History Society, Illinois State History Society, Berks Company (Pennsylvania) History Society.

Connections

Married Sallie A. Greiss, of Alburtis, Pennsylvania, March 11, 1880. Children: Edward Everett, Rose Wentworth, Herbert Greiss, Aimee Katharine, Raymond Philip, Paul Revere, Alden Theodore, Hilda Marion.

father:
John Croll

mother:
Katharine (DeLong) Croll

spouse:
Sallie A. Greiss

child:
Edward Everett Croll

child:
Herbert Greiss Croll

child:
Rose Wentworth Croll

child:
Raymond Philip Croll

child:
Hilda Marion Croll

child:
Aimee Katharine Croll

child:
Paul Revere Croll

child:
Alden Theodore Croll