Graduate of Hope College in 1915; graduate of Western Theological Seminary in 1918. Licensed and ordained by the Classis of Iowa in 1918. Served in YMCA War Service in France, 1918-1919. Served as pastor of Sixth Reformed Church in Holland, Michigan, 1919-1928; Coopersville Reformed Church in Coopersville, Michigan, 1928-1943; Wichert Reformed Church in St. Anne, Illinois, 1943-1955; Trinity Reformed Church in Battle Creek, Michigan, 1955-1959. He was president of the Particular Synod of Chicago, 1950-1951. Papers include addresses, articles, stories and sermons prepared during his years in the pastorate and in retirement.
Repository citation: Western Theological Seminary, "W94-1163.10. Bruggers, John H. (1883-1971). Papers, 1907-1971. 3.50 linear ft." (2012). Collection Registers and Abstracts. Paper 163.
July 2, 2012.