Lewis Guy Rohrbaugh was born on February 24, 1884 in
Fowblesburg, Maryland. He graduated from Dickinson College in 1907. During
his college years, Rohrbaugh was a brother of Alpha Chi Rho,a member of
Delta Kappa and Pi Gamma Mu. He studied at Drew Theological Seminary
and earned his Ph.D., at the State University of Iowa in 1922.
He came as an Associate Professor of Philosophy
and Religious Education to Dickinson College in 1922. In 1930, Rohrbaugh
became Professor of Philosophy and Religion. The college appointed Rohrbaugh
as the Dean of the Freshman Class in 1933. He later became the Chairman
of the Religion and Philosophy Department. He published "Religious Philosophy,"
"The Science of Religion," and "A Natural Approach to Philosophy."
Outside of Dickinson College, Rohrbaugh married
Lillian Mae Heffelbower in 1907 and had a son Lewis G.Rohrbaugh, Dickinson
Class of 1930. He was also a member of Allison Methodist church, American
Association for Advancement of Science and the American Association of
University Professors. Rohrbaugh was also an ordained Methodist minister
and preached in many mid-west churches.
Rohrbaugh became Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
and Religion in 1953. He later died on June 30, 1972.
Dickinson College, Microcosm, 1934, p. 34, Dickinson
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