If this site was useful to you, we'd be happy for a small donation. Be sure to enter "MLA donation" in the Comments box.

Balzer, Jacob Frank (1884-1970)

From Biograph
Jump to: navigation, search

Date of Birth: 1884 Jun 11, Minnesota
Date of Death: 1970 March 12, Crete Nebraska

See article: "Jacob Frank Balzer (1884-1970): Doing Right from Left" by Dan Tyson, Mennonite Life, September 2004, vol. 59. https://ml.bethelks.edu/issue/vol-59-no-3/article/jacob-frank-balzer-1884-1970-doing-right-from-left/




MLA Personal Photos Collection

Biographical note:
Mt. Lake, Minnesota
Son of Frank Sr. and Agatha (hiebert) Balzer
Married Jennie Alieda van der Smissen 1913 June 19, Berne, Indiana
Married Alice Bromwell 1965
Teacher, dean -- Bethel College 1913-1918, Carlton College
Teacher, Minister (Congregational) -- Crete, Nebraska; Doane College

Bethel alumni note:
Bethel College 1905

Photo holdings:
Individual (age 5) -- Lehigh, Kansas
Individual
Individual -- Newton, Kansas
Individual -- 1915 Newton, Kansas
Individual (as Bethel College dean) -- 1918 (2 copies)
With sister, Sara -- 1887, Mt. Lake, Minn.
With 5 siblings (on porch)
With 20 cousins -- 1902 Mt. Lake, Minn.
With wife 1 and 2 daughters -- 1917
With wife 1 and 3 daughters -- c. 1923
With wife 1 and 3 daughters -- c. 1928
Individual -- publicity photo, Founders Day Speaker 1947
Wife wife -- 1955 BC Graymaroon, p. 83
See Frank Balzer Sr. (1859-1944) for family photos
See Jacob Balzer (1835-1911) for family photo
See Jacob J. Balzer (1860-1946) for family photo
See Carl Heinrich Anton van der Smission (1851-1950) for family photos

Sources:
Die Mennonitenfamilie vds ... 1987 p. 236
B. Bargen Hiebert genealogy card 111-11
Grandma Profile #31395
Photos from:
--Frank Balzer family 1986
--S.S. Haury album
--Bertha (Neufeld) Krehbiel 1997
--Martha M. (Friesen) Graber 1985
--T.A. van der Smissen collection 2001
--Alumni Office photo files

Personal tools