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Frederick H. Wezeman Collection

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Title: Frederick H. Wezeman Collection, 1892-1968

ID: COLL/354

Primary Creator: Wezeman, Frederick H. (1892-1968)

Extent: 4.65 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Lawyer; minister of the Christian Reformed Church, of the Reformed Church in America, and of the United Church of Christ; professor at Grundy College (1921-1925); principal and Bible teacher of Chicago Christian High (1928-1951) and president of Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa (1951-1955). The collection includes: bound manuscripts with class notes and project studies in Bible and church history; addresses; reports; programs; articles; clippings; information concerning the 'Chicago Situation;' and Synodical Committee minutes, studies from 1932-1937; materials and minutes from Chicago Christian Junior College Community, Chicago Christian High School and Union College of Law; and "History of the Christian Church" from Paul to the Reformation (microfilm).

Biographical Note

Frederick H. Wezeman was born on July 4, 1892 in Oak Park, Illinois.  He studied at Calvin Theological Seminary, earning his diploma in 1921. Before becoming ordained, he was a professor at Grundy College in Grundy Center, Iowa.  In 1925 he became the minister of the College Church in Grundy Center.  Only two years later, Wezeman became the Principal and Bible teacher at Chicago Christian High School. He would remain at the school until 1951. From 1937 to 1951 he also served as associate minister of the Fourth CRC in Chicago.  In 1951 he became the president of Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa until 1955. Frederick H. Wezeman passed away on May 25, 1968 in Oak Park, Illinois.

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Folder 8: Chicago Christian High School --- 1934

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