GEALY, Fred[erick]Daniel. b. Oil City, Pennsylvania, 13 May 1894; d. University Park, Texas, 15 December 1976. Distinguished New Testament scholar, teacher, hymnist, and church musician, Gealy attended Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania, (BA, 1916); Boston University (STB 1919; PhD 1929), with additional study at Universität Basel, Switzerland; Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Berlin, Germany; Union Theological Seminary New York City (Dodge Mission Fellow, MTh, 1929); and the University of Chicago. He was a member of the Pittsburgh Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church (ordained deacon, 1917; elder, 1923), and served churches in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.
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