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Emmett Leroy Harshbarger: Mennonite (General Conference Mennonite) teacher and peace worker; born 16 September 1901, at West Liberty, Ohio, the son of Samuel H. Harshbarger. He graduated from Bluffton College with an A.B. (1925) and received his A.M. (1929) and his Ph.D. (1933) from Ohio State University. He married Eva Grace Geiger 19 August 1925. He taught a number of rural and high schools in Ohio, was instructor of history and speech at Bluffton 1925-1930, and professor of history at Bethel College 1933-1942. He died 26 July 1942.

Harshbarger was very active in his peace witness, in which capacity he filled various offices in the General Conference and as Dean of the Kansas Institute of International Relations since 1936.

Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1959

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Krahn, Cornelius. "Harshbarger, Emmett Leroy (1901-1942)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 30 Mar 2015.,_Emmett_Leroy_(1901-1942)&oldid=81753.

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Krahn, Cornelius. (1959). Harshbarger, Emmett Leroy (1901-1942). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 30 March 2015, from,_Emmett_Leroy_(1901-1942)&oldid=81753.

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