1952 - 1953
    Benjamin J. Danhof was born in Chicago, Illinois, December 14, 1896.  He was educated in Ebenezer Christian School at Chicago.  He received the degree of Bachelor of Divinity from Calvin College and Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  He studied toward the M.D. degree at Calvin College and at the University of Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
    He was ordained to the ministry of the Gospel in 1924 at Zeeland, Michigan.  He served churches in Michigan and Iowa, coming to Texas in 1943.  After working two years for the Home Mission Board of the Presbyterian Church, U.S., he became pastor of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., at Grand Prairie in June, 1945.
    He was pastor of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church at Grand Prairie, Texas, from 1948 until 1950.  While pastor of this church, he sustained a fall from the second floor of the church which forced his to leave the ministry for two years.
    On November 12, 1952, Rev. Danhof was installed as pastor of Bethel Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church.  He remained in this pastorate for eleven months.  He returned to Texas and resumed work in Grand Prairie, Texas.  He passed away a few years after returning to Texas.
    Rev. Danholf's wife, Lois, passed away in June of 1983.  She had been born in Holland in 1898.

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