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Clergyman

Stewart Winfield Herman, American clergyman. Member Lutheran History Society (president), Ministerial Association Harrisburg and Dauphin County, Phi Sigma Kappa (grand chaplain), Phi Beta Kappa.; Mason (33°; grand chaplain Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania); member Lions International.

Background

Herman, Stewart Winfield was born on November 17, 1878 in York, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Simon Henry and Mary Lydia (Rupp) Herman.

Education

Preparatory education, York County (Pennsylvania) Academy, Bachelor of Arts, Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) College, 1899, Master of Arts, 1902, Doctor of Divinity, 1919. Bachelor of Divinity, Gettysburg Seminary, 1902. Doctor of Divinity, Carthage (Illinois) College, 1917.

Career

Ordained ministry Lutheran Church, 1902. Pastor Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, 1902-1903, Zion Lutheran Church, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from 1904. President E. Pennsylvania Synod, 1914-1915.

President Foreign Mission Board United Lutheran Church, 1930-1938. President publication board United Lutheran Church, 1934-1942. Member investment commission United Lutheran Church, 1931-1938.

Secretary Pennsylvania Council of Churches from 1926. President Gettysburg Lutheran Summer Assembly, 1912. Member Synodical Mission Board and examining committee, E. Pennsylvania Synod, Synodical director Lutheran World Action for Central Pennsylvania Synod, Director Irving College (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania), Grace College (Washington, District of Columbia).

Trustee Gettysburg College.

Membership

Member Lutheran History Society (president), Ministerial Association Harrisburg and Dauphin County, Phi Sigma Kappa (grand chaplain), Phi Beta Kappa. Mason (33°; grand chaplain Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania). Member Lions International.

Clubs: University, Torch. Executive.

Connections

Married Mary O’Neal Benner, October 21, 1908. Children: Stewart Winfield, Mary Elizabeth, Martha Jane, Janice Benner (deceased).

father:
Simon Henry Herman

mother:
Mary Lydia (Rupp) Herman

spouse:
Mary O’Neal Benner

child:
Stewart Winfield Herman

child:
Mary Elizabeth Herman

child:
Martha Jane Herman

child:
Janice Benner Herman (deceased)