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Mark Hanson

Born: Dec 2, 1946

Birthplace: Minneapolis

Nationality: United States

Mark Hanson

Date of Birth : Dec 2, 1946
Birth Place : Minneapolis

Mark S. Hanson was the third Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Before being elected presiding bishop, he served as bishop of the Saint Paul Area Synod. Prior to being elected Synod bishop, he served as pastor of three Minnesota congregations: Prince of Glory Lutheran Church, Minneapolis; Edina Community Lutheran Church; and University Lutheran Church of Hope in Minneapolis. In addition to serving as Presiding Bishop, Hanson was the 11th President of the Lutheran World Federation.

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