In Remembrance: John C. Wagner '55BD Died on July 28 2015

Dr. John Calvin Wagner of Delaware, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Born in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, he contracted polio on VJ Day at the age of 14. Despite permanent paralysis, he went on to study philosophy at Haverford College and the Sorbonne before earning his Bachelors of Divinity at Yale Divinity School. After Yale, Dr. Wagner continued his studies at Drew Theological Seminary before obtaining his Doctor of Education at The Ohio State University. He went on to serve the United Methodist congregations of Green Camp, and Richwood, OH, and then become a faculty member at the Union Theological Seminary. Dr. Wagner was an ardent social activist who protested both racial segregation in Mississippi churches as well as the wars in Vietnam, Nicaragua, and Iraq. 

A full obituary can be found on the Snyder Funeral Homes website. 

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