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Biography of Kurt Bloch Becker

Kurt Bloch Becker graduated MA from the University in 1907 to study Theology.

He was born at Berlin, but his hometown was Glasgow when he matriculated at the University in 1905, aged 17. Block took classes in Greek, Latin, German, English, Logic, Moral Philosophy, Bible Criticism, Hebrew, and Church History. After graduation in 1907 Becker went on to study at Edinburgh Theological College, returning to the University of Glasgow in the summer session of 1912 for a Hebrew class.

Becker became a Scottish Episcopal clergyman at St Mary’s Cathedral, Glasgow from 1911 to 1921, including at St Saviour’s from 1919 until 1921. He served as priest-in-charge at Clydebank from 1926. In 1934 he served at Emmanuel Church, Forest Gate, Essex.


Printed Materials

  • Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000, edited by David Bertie

Archival Materials

  • R3/1/1 (vol 2) Register of dates of birth of graduates Vols.I-III 1881-1915


Kurt Bloch Becker
Born 9 January 1888.
Died 1942.
GU Degree: MA, 1908; Arts,
University Link: Graduate
Occupation categories: clergy
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: Theology graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1907
Record last updated: 29th Jul 2014

Country Associations

Germany Germany, Berlin
Place of Birth

England England, London
Place of Death

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow

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