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us: Edgar, Robert, 1943-2013


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Robert William
  • Variants

    • us: Edgar, Bob, 1943-2013
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19430529
    • Death Date

        20130423
    • Birth Place

        Philadelphia, Pa.
    • Death Place

        Burke, Va.
    • Associated Locale

        Pa.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Common Cause (U.S.)
        • Affiliation Start: 2007
        • Affiliation End: 2013
        • Source: New York times (online), viewed Apr. 25, 2013
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed Apr. 25, 2013
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America
        • Affiliation Start: 2000
        • Affiliation End: 2007
        • Source: National Council of Churches WWW site, viewed Apr. 25, 2013
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Claremont School of Theology
        • Affiliation Start: 1990
        • Affiliation End: 2000
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 1975
        • Affiliation End: 1987
        • Source: Biographical directory of the United States Congress, viewed Apr. 25, 2013
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
        • Source: Biographical directory of the United States Congress, viewed Apr. 25, 2013
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United Methodist Church (U.S.)
        • Source: New York times (online), viewed Apr. 25, 2013
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        Legislator
          Theological seminary president
            Lobbyist
              (lcsh) Clergy
          • Use For

          • Sources

            • found: Central America 1981, 1981: t.p. (Robert Edgar, member of Congress, Pa.)
            • found: WWA, 1982-1983 (Edgar, Robert William, b. 5/29/43)
            • found: NUCMC data from Univ. Virginia Lib. for McClellan, W.D. Papers, 1969-1978 (Edgar, Robert William, 1943- )
            • found: Congressional Dir., 1975: p. 154, etc. (Edgar, Robert W.; Democratic congressman representing Pennsylvania's 7th District; also a minister)
            • found: Edgar, Bob. Middle Church, 2006: CIP t.p. (Bob Edgar)
            • found: Phone call to Simon & Schuster, 5/24/2006 (Bob Edgar's middle initial is W.; b. May 29, 1943)
            • found: New York times (online), viewed Apr. 25, 2013 (in obituary published Apr. 24: Bob Edgar; b. Robert William Edgar, May 29, 1943, Philadelphia; grew up in Springfield, Pa.; d. Tuesday [Apr. 23, 2013], Burke, Va., aged 69; Methodist minister who pushed for liberal reforms as a six-term Pennsylvania congressman, a leader of American churches, and president of the lobbying group Common Cause; began a 10-year tenure as president of the Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, Calif., 1990; named general secretary of the National Council of Churches, 2000)
          • Change Notes

            • 1984-09-11: new
            • 2013-04-25: revised
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