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MS-018: Robert W. Koons Collection

Processed by Christine M. Ameduri
February 2002

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Donated by Robert W. Koons, February 1999.

Robert W. Koons graduated from Gettysburg College in 1943 with an A.B. in English, earned a B.D. from Gettysburg Lutheran Theological Seminary in 1946 and a D.D. from Susquehanna University in 1958. While a student at Gettysburg College he served at various times as President of the Student Christian Association, Literary Editor of the Mercury, Corresponding Secretary of the Pre-Ministerial Association and Treasurer of Delta Phi Alpha and was a member of various other campus organizations. He received Highest Class Honors in his Freshman and Junior years and Class Honors in his sophomore year.

He served as a pastor at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hagerstown MD, Zion's Lutheran Church, Sunbury, PA, Christ's Lutheran Church, Gettysburg and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynchburg, VA. He was married to Grace Bowman of Timberville, VA in 1949 and had three children, Stephen, Philip and Ann. He currently resides in Gettysburg, PA.

Scope and Content Notes:
This collections consists mostly of materials related to various college functions, activities and organizations.

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