Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Perry Rohrer

Perry Rohrer was born in Argos, Indiana in 1898 and graduated from Manchester College in 1922 and from Bethany Bible School. He served on the Bethany faculty from 1925-1942 as teacher of recreation and Christian education and as special lecturer in mental health.

He joined with Chauncey Shamberger, Dan West, Al Brightbill as one of the original "Four Horsemen" traveling from camp to camp in the summers of 1926-1929 and served as the recreation director.

He later became one of the founders of a new company as a pioneer in the use of clinical psychology in industry. He write two books: Recreation in Theory and Practice (1922) and Let's Stay Married (1934).

Source: The Brethren Encyclopedia