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religion educator , university dean

Russel Donald Legge, Canadian religion educator, university dean. Ordained to ministry Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1965. Member Canada Society for Study Religion.


Legge, Russel Donald was born on January 31, 1935 in Milton, Nova Scotia, Canada. Son of James Farish and Shirley Evelyn (McNutt) Legge.


Bachelor, Transylvania College, 1962. STB, Harvard University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, McMaster University, 1972.


Pastor, Guelph (Ontario, Canada) Christian Church, 1965-1967; pastor, Winger Christian Church, Wainfleet, Ontario, 1967-1970; lecturer religious studies, U. Waterloo, Ontario, 1970-1972; assistant professor, U. Waterloo, Ontario, 1972-1982; associate professor, U. Waterloo, Ontario, since 1982; director studies St. Paul's United College, U. Waterloo, Ontario, 1978-1985; dean, U. Waterloo, Ontario, since 1985; director Center for Society, Technology and Values, U. Waterloo, Ontario, 1986-1989. President Canada Council Churches, 1982-1985. Moderator Christian Church (Disciples ofChrist) inCan., 1980-1982.


  • Ordained to ministry Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1965.


Member Canada Society for Study Religion.


Married Elma Gertrude Dingwell, August 20, 1960. Children: Cheryl Lee, Scott Douglas, Suzanne Rae, James Earl.

James Farish Legge

Shirley Evelyn (McNutt) Legge

Elma Gertrude Dingwell

Cheryl Lee Legge

Scott Douglas Legge

James Earl Legge

Suzanne Rae Legge