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Robert C. Stanger

college president.

Robert C. Stanger, American college president.

Background

Stanger, Robert C. was born on January 26, 1900 in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States. Son of Christian G. and Pauline (Hoeck) Stanger.

Education

Student Eden Theological Seminary, St. Louis, 1921. Bachelor of Divinity, Yale, 1922. Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1923.

Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Heidelberg College, 1941.

Career

Ordained to ministry Evangelical and Reformed Church, 1921. Pastor, Chicago, 1923-1930, 48-57, Detroit, 1933-1948. Instructor Bible and history Elmhurst College, 1930-1933, president, from 1957.

First vice president Evangelical and Reformed Church, 1953-1956, member general council, 1947 53. Delegate 2d assembly World Council Churches, Evanston, Illinois, 1954. Board of directors Elmhurst Young Men's Christian Association.

Works

  • Co-author: March on with Strength, 1953.

Membership

Clubs: University (Chicago).

Connections

Married Juel Elizabeth Wolf, June 20, 1931. Children: Ronald Robert, Richard Leonard.

father:
Christian G. Stanger

mother:
Pauline (Hoeck) Stanger

spouse:
Juel Elizabeth Wolf

children:
Ronald Robert Stanger

Richard Leonard Stanger