Lutheran Hour Speakers:|
Dr. Armin C. Oldsen
Lutheran Hour speaker, 1951-1953
Dr. Armin Oldsen was born the son of a pastor in Addison, Illinois.
He graduated from Concordia College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where
he was voted best all-around athlete, in 1930. After graduation
from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, he served as assistant pastor
of St. Paul's in Lakewood, Ohio. Later he moved to Valparaiso,
Indiana, where he was pastor of Immanuel, taught religion and sociology
at Valparaiso University, and counseled university students.
Oldsen was appointed as Lutheran Hour speaker in 1951. Although
he resigned just two years later for health reasons, Oldsen preached
the Gospel message with boldness and clarity during his brief tenure.