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Clergyman , educator

William Reinhard Frerichs, German clergyman, educator. Member of American Association Teachers German, Pi Gamma Mu, Delta Phi Alpha.

Background

Frerichs, William Reinhard was born on August 26, 1877 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Son of Johann Friedrich and Gesche Maria (Hillers) Frerichs.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Carthage (Illinois) College 1906. Diploma Colgate-Rochester Division School, 1909. Studied university of Washington and Oregon, Master of Arts, University Oregon, 1929.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Greifswald, Germany, 1931. Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) Linfield College, 1948.

Career

Came to the United States, 1895, naturalized, 1904. ordained Baptist ministry, 1909. Pastor Hillsboro, Oregon, 1909-1911, Ducor, California, 1911-1912. Professor German (and Greek), Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon, since 1912, librarian, 1914-1924, editor college publications, since 1919, acting president, 1931-1932, dean 1938-1943.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Georg Ruseler. Ein beitrag zur niederdeutschen literaturgeschichte.

Membership

Member of American Association Teachers German, Pi Gamma Mu, Delta Phi Alpha.

Connections

Married Carrie Frances Thompson, August 20, 1908. Children: Carl William, Robert Thompson, Ruth Elinor (Mistress James P. Senter), Margaret Louise.

father:
Johann Friedrich Frerichs

mother:
Gesche Maria (Hillers) Frerichs

spouse:
Carrie Frances Thompson

child:
Carl William Frerichs

child:
Robert Thompson Frerichs

child:
Ruth Elinor Frerichs (Mistress James P. Senter)

child:
Margaret Louise Frerichs