Ernest S. Frerichs (STH ’52, GRS ’57)

in Alumni/ae Deaths
December 5th, 2013

Ernest S. Frerichs (STH ’52, GRS ’57) of Warren, RI died on November 11, 2013.

He was a Professor of Religious Studies and of Judaic Studies at Brown University. He served both as Chair of Religious Studies and as Director of Judaic Studies. He also served as Dean of the Graduate School. He served for many years as Executive Director of The Dorot Foundation of Providence, RI. He was a retired member of the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. He served as a Sargeant in the 398th Infrantry Regiment of the 100th Infantry Division in the European Theater of World War II.