William Reinhard Frerichs Edit Profile
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.
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.
Member of American Association Teachers German, Pi Gamma Mu, Delta Phi Alpha.
Married Carrie Frances Thompson, August 20, 1908. Children: Carl William, Robert Thompson, Ruth Elinor (Mistress James P. Senter), Margaret Louise.