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Sylvanus Charles Breyfogel

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Sylvanus Charles Breyfogel, American bishop. member National Commission Famine Relief; member Executive Committee and administrative council, Federal Council Churches of Christ in America.

Background

Breyfogel, Sylvanus Charles was born on July 20, 1851 in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Seneca and Sarah (Ely) Breyfogel.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Illinois Wesleyan University. Doctor of Divinity, Otterbein U., 1901. Doctor of Laws, Ohio Northern U., 1909.

Career

Elected presiding elder, 1886. Bishop, since 1891. Has preached in official Episcopal tours throughout United States, Canada, and Europe, and made tours of inspection of missionary fields of church in China, Japan and Russia. Spoke frequently at summer assemblies, including Ocean Grove, Winona (Indiana) Assembly, chautauquas, etc.

President Commision on National Service. Member National Commission Famine Relief. President Evangelical School of Theology.

President of the board of trustees Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania. General secretary Ministerial Pension Fund, Evangelical Church. Member Executive Committee and administrative council, Federal Council Churches of Christ in America.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Evangelical Landmarks. Digest of Laws of the Evangelical Church. Great Sermons by Great Preachers.

Membership

Member National Commission Famine Relief. Member Executive Committee and administrative council, Federal Council Churches of Christ in America.

Connections

Married Kate Boas, May 8, 1877. Children: Frank Ely, Mistress G. B. Kimmel, Emily B., Mistress R. K. Bowman, Mistress G. E. Schnabel, Charles F. Ordained in ministry of Evangelical Church.

father:
Seneca Breyfogel

mother:
Sarah (Ely) Breyfogel

spouse:
Kate Boas

child:
Frank Ely Breyfogel

child:
Mistress G. B. Kimmel Breyfogel

child:
Emily B. Breyfogel

child:
Mistress R. K. Bowman Breyfogel

child:
Mistress G. E. Schnabel Breyfogel

child:
Charles F. Ordained in ministry of Evangelical Ch Breyfogel