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Aasgaard, Johan Arnd

(April 5, 1876–January 13, 1966). B. Alberta Lea, Minnesota Educ. St. Olaf Coll., Northfield, Minnesota; United (Norw. Luth.) Ch. sem. (see Luther Theological Seminary, 4). Pastor De Forest, Wisconsin, 1901–11; taught at United Ch. sem. 1906–07. Pres. Conc. Coll., Moorhead, Minnesota, 1911–25. Pres. The Norw. Luth. Ch. of Am. (name changed 1946 to The Ev. Luth. Ch.) 1925–54. Helped lay groundwork for the merger that resulted in formation of The ALC 1960.

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