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SHORT, HAROLD ELMO: 1907.

A native of Salem, Ind., and born on Nov. 27, 1907, Harold Elmo Short is the son of Walter Hartford and Nettle Gilstrap Short. He received the A.B. degree in 1929 and LL.D. degree in 1958 from Eureka College and the B.D. degree in 1932 and Ph.D. degree in 1942 from Hartford Theological Seminary. He married Margaret Duncan on June 29, 1935, and they had two daughters, Charlotte May and Catherine Jean.

Short was ordained in the ministry of the Christian church in 1929 and held pastorates in Washington, Ill., page: [559][View Page [559]] 1927-29; Granville, Mass., 1930-33; Springfield, Mass., 1934-36; and Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 1936-41. He taught at Hiram College, 1942-46, and Lexington Theological Seminary, 1946-58. In 1958 he became vice president of the Christian Board of Publications and editor of THE CHRISTIAN. He worked for the U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey, 1945; was a delegated observer at the Second Vatican Council, 1964; and has served as a member of the board of trustees of Eureka College.

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