Fry, Franklin Clark, 1900-1968

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American Lutheran clergyman and Protestant leader. Born August 30, 1900 and ordained June 10, 1925. Served congregations in Yonkers, New York and Akron, Ohio. He was president of the United Lutheran Church in America (1945-1962), Lutheran Church in America (1962-1968) and the Lutheran World Federation (1957-1968). He served as Central Committee Chairman, World Council of Churches, 1954-1968. Dr. Fry died June 6, 1968.

From the description of Papers, 1925-1972. (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library). WorldCat record id: 31217056

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referencedIn Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley), 1891-1963. Papers of G. Bromley Oxnam, 1823-1963. Library of Congress
creatorOf National Lutheran Council. Executive committee. Minutes and agenda, 1943-1966. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
creatorOf Lutheran World Convention. American Section. Minutes and Agenda, 1936-1947. [microform] Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
creatorOf United Lutheran Church in America. Office of the President. Franklin Clark Fry Papers, 1944-1960. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
creatorOf National Lutheran Council. Executive committee. Minutes and agenda, 1943-1966. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
creatorOf National Lutheran Council. Inter-Lutheran Consultation. Correspondence Files, 1958-1966. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
creatorOf Fry, Franklin Clark, 1900-1968. Papers, 1925-1972. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
creatorOf United Lutheran Church in America. Board of Foreign Missions. Program Files 1918-1963. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
creatorOf National Lutheran Council. Executive Director (1948-1966 : Empie). Files, 1941, 1946-1966. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
creatorOf Lutheran World Action. Correspondence Files, 1939-1978, 1980. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
referencedIn Lutheran World Ministries (Agency). Records, 1966-1986. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn G. Bromley Oxman Papers, 1823-1923, (bulk 1912-1960) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf United Lutheran Church in America. Office of the President. Pastor's Desk Book, 1947-1962. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
creatorOf Lutheran World Convention. Minutes and reports, 1921-1947. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
creatorOf National Lutheran Council. Executive Director (1948-1966 : Empie). Lutheran World Convention/Lutheran World Federation Files, 1945-1966. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Library, ELCA Library
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associatedWith Fry, Franklin Drewes, 1928- person
associatedWith Fry, Franklin Foster, 1864-1933. person
associatedWith Fry, Hilda Adrianna Drewes, 1903-1976. person
associatedWith Fry, Minnie Clark Mckeown, 1892-1961. person
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associatedWith Lutheran World Action. corporateBody
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associatedWith National Lutheran Council. Executive committee. corporateBody
associatedWith National Lutheran Council. Executive committee. corporateBody
associatedWith National Lutheran Council. Executive Director (1948-1966 : Empie) corporateBody
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associatedWith National Lutheran Council. Inter-Lutheran Consultation. corporateBody
associatedWith Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley), 1891-1963. person
associatedWith Redeemer Lutheran Church (Yonkers, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ruff, G. Elson, 1904-1972. person
associatedWith United Lutheran Church in America. corporateBody
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associatedWith United Lutheran Church in America. Inner Mission and Evangelism Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith United Lutheran Church in America. Office of the President. corporateBody
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associatedWith United Lutheran Church in America. Ohio Synod. corporateBody
associatedWith United Lutheran Church in America. Parish and Church School Board. corporateBody
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Birth 1900-08-30

Death 1968-06-06

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