Bender, Daniel Henry 1866-1945

views updated

BENDER, Daniel Henry 1866-1945

PERSONAL: Born 1866, in Grantsville, MD; died 1945, in Albany, OR.

CAREER: Schoolteacher in Grantsville, MD, beginning c. 1880s; ordained Mennonite minister, 1887, later ordained bishop; minister of Mennonite congregations, 1887-1909; Hesston Academy and Bible School (later College), Hesston, KS, principal, 1909-30, president until 1930. Mennonite Board of Colonization, former president.

WRITINGS:

Author of the book A Brief Sketch of My Life, privately printed. Author of Advanced Sunday School Lesson Quarterly, beginning 1903, and Primary Sunday School Quarterly, beginning 1905. Editor, Herald of Truth, 1904-c. 1906, and Gospel Herald, 1908-09.*