W14-1414. Tysse, John W. (1900-1958). Papers, ca. 1932-1958. 0.50 linear ft.
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John W. Tysse was born in South Holland, Illinois, to William and Mrs. Tysse, on November 29, 1900. He graduated from Hope College in 1929 with an AB degree, attended New Brunswick Theological Seminary in 1932, and a earned a BD degree from Rutgers University in 1932. He was licensed by the Classis of Chicago in 1932 and ordained by the Classis of Orange in 1932. He served as a Reformed Church in America (RCA) pastor for congregations at Bloomingburgh, New York, and Mamakating Reformed Church in Wurtsboro, New York, from 1932-1939; New Hurley, New York, from 1939-1956; and Second Reformed Church in Coxsackie, New York, from 1956-1958. He passed away in Coxsackie, New York, on May 9, 1958. The collection includes biographical information, his sermons, and oversized materials comprised of his diploma from Hope College Preparatory School in 1925, a photograph of the General Synod of the Reformed Church in America at the One Hundred and Thirty-First Regular Session in Asbury Park, New Jersey in 1937, a program for his ordination and installation as pastor of the Reformed Churches of Bloomingburg and Wurtsboro, New York, in 1932, his certificate of licensure by the Classis of Chicago in 1932, his certificate of ordination by the Classis of Orange (New York) in 1932, and his diploma from New Brunswick Theological Seminary in 1932.
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