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Samuel Strickler Hough

Church official

Samuel Strickler Hough, American church official. Member of Executive Committee Federal Council Churches of Christ in America, also a.

Background

Hough, Samuel Strickler was born on October 4, 1864 in West Moreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David W. and Polly (Reynolds) Hough.

Education

Student Shenandoah Normal School, Middletown, Virginia, and National Normal U., Lebanon, O. Bachelor of Science, Glasgow (Kentucky) Normal College, 1887. Graduate Bonebrake Theological Seminary, Dayton, O., 1892.

Doctor of Divinity, Otterbein College, 1905.

Career

Teacher, public schools, Pennsylvania, 1883-1886, and principal East Brady (Pennsylvania) Schools, 1887-1889. Ordained ministry U.B. Church, 1892. Pastor Madison Circuit, Allegheny Conference, 1892-1894.

Madison Station, 1894-1895, 2d Church, Altoona, Pennsylvania, 1895-1905. General secretary Foreign Mission Society, U.B. Church, 1905-1919. Executive secretary board of administration, U.B. Church, 1919-1937, general secretary emeritus since 1937.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer of books: Our Church Abroad. Our Foreign Missionary Enterprise (with J. S. Mills and W. R. Funk). China and the Islands (with G. M. Mathews).Partners in the Conquering Cause (with H. F. Shupe). (booklets) Continuing the Fellowship. Life Complete through Stewardship.Church Commission on Growth and Service. Christian Newcomer, His Life, Journal and Achievements.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee Federal Council Churches of Christ in America, also a.

Connections

Married Mistress.

father:
David W. Hough

mother:
Polly (Reynolds) Hough

spouse:
Mistress