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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.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Achievements

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

Membership

Member Canada Society for Study Religion.

Connections

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

father:
James Farish Legge

mother:
Shirley Evelyn (McNutt) Legge

spouse:
Elma Gertrude Dingwell

child:
Cheryl Lee Legge

child:
Scott Douglas Legge

child:
James Earl Legge

child:
Suzanne Rae Legge