Lapp, Daniel G. (1867-1951)
Daniel G. Lapp, b. 29 April 1867 at Line Lexington, Pennsylvania, d. 15 December 1951 at Sterling, Illinois, a son of Samuel W. and Sarah Gross Lapp, was a prominent bishop and general church leader in the Mennonite Church (MC). He spent 48 years as pastor of the Roseland, Nebraska, congregation of the Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference. He was ordained preacher in 1903 and bishop in 1915. He was an active evangelist for seven years, vice-president of the Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities for 16 years, vice-president of the Mennonite Board of Education for 10 years, and long a member of the Board. His last six years he spent as pastor of the West Sterling, Illinois, congregation. He was married to Ida M. Good on 22 February 1898. They had seven children, one of whom was Mrs. Wilbur J. Hosteller, a former missionary to India.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 294. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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