Graduate of Hope College, Western Theological Seminary, and Yale University. Studies in History, American Literature, Bible, and American intellectual history. Missionary to China (1946-1950) until expelled by the communists. Missionary to Japan (1953-1985) as well as professor at Meiji Gakuin University. Trustee of Meiji Gakuin, the American School in Japan, International Christian University, and Tokyo Union Church. Director of the Meiji Gakuin-Hope College student exchange program, and trustee of Tennessee Meiji Gakuin High School (USA).
Repository citation: Hope College, "H98-1346. Van Wyk, Gordon J. (1919-1997). Papers, 1927-1998. 16.50 linear ft. PARTIALLY RESTRICTED" (2013). Collection Registers and Abstracts. Paper 800.
August 12, 2013.