Swengel, Uriah F. (Middleberg, Pennsylvania, October 28, 1846--March 8, 1921, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania). One of four brothers who entered the ministry. Licensed to preach 1869 in Evangelical Association. Elected bishop in 1910, served to 1918.
Assistant editor of Sunday School Literature, 1884-1887;
Editor in United Evangelical Church, 1894-1898;
Editor of The Keystone League of Christian Endeavor Journal (K.L.C.E. Journal);
Secretary of S.S. and K.L.C.E. Managing Board, 1891-1902;
President of S.S. and K.L.C.E., 1902-1910;
Pioneer in leadership training, wrote corresponding text;
Trustee in International Christian Endeavor Union;
Pioneer in Brotherhood movement.
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