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Victor Otterbein Weidler, American bishop.

Background

Weidler, Victor Otterbein was born on January 27, 1887 in Highspire, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Zur Abner and Lydia Alice (Harp) Weidler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania, 1910, Doctor of Divinity, 1935.

Career

Instructor, Waynesboro (Pennsylvania) High School, 1910-1913. Pastor, Frewsburg. New York, 1913-1916. Pastor, Buffalo, 1916-1926.

Pastor, Minneapolis, 1926-1934. Executive secretary, Home Mission and Church Erection, United Brethren Church, 1934-1938. Bishop, United Brethren Church, since 1938, and Evangelical United Brethren Church (former by merger of United Brethren and Evangelical chs.

1946), since 1946. Address: 3814 The Paseo, Kansas City 3, Mo.

Connections

Married Dora Henrietta Houskeeper, January 27, 1920.

father:
Zur Abner Weidler

mother:
Lydia Alice (Harp) Weidler

spouse:
Dora Henrietta Houskeeper