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Ahlberg, Per August.

(1823–87). B. Swed.; Luth. pastor and educ.; head of Fjellstedt school, Uppsala; founded miss. school at Ahlsborg, Smaaland; some of his students joined the Augustana Ch. in Am.

Ahlbrand, Albert Henry

(April 27, 1872—April 29, 1946). Buggy manufacturer; b. Seymour, Indiana; educ. Conc. Coll., Fort Wayne, Indiana; Fin. Secy., Cen. Dist., Mo. Syn.; mem. Mo. Syn. Bd. of Dir. 1923. See also Lutheran Laymen's League, International.

Ahle, Johann Rudolf

(1625–73). B. Mühlhausen, Thuringia, Ger.; educ. Götiingen and Erfurt; organist Erfurt 1646, Mühlhausen 1654; composer. Works include vocal and choral sacred dialogs; arias, some of which became hymn tunes, e.g., “Es ist genug,” “Liebster Jesu” (or Dessau), and (in adaptation) “Morgenglanz der Ewigkeit.”

Ahlfeldt, Johann Friedrich

(1810–84). B. Mehringen in Anhalt; educ. Halle; Luth. pastor Alsleben 1838, Halle 1847, Leipzig 1851–81. Lectured on homiletics and pastoral theol. in Leipzig.

Ahlwardt, Peter

(1710–91). B. Greifswald, Ger.; educ. Greifswald and Jena; Prot. theol.; prof. of logic at Greifswald; treated Christian truths in terms of Wolffian philos. (see Wolff, Christian von).

Aho, Gustav Axel

(October 9, 1897—December 12, 1973). B. Sebeka, Minn.; educ. NELC sem. Ironwood, Michigan; pastor New Jersey, New York, Minnesota, Ohio, Ont., Michigan; chaplain East Ridge Retirement Village, Miami, Florida, 1968–72; pres. NELC 1931–53. Ed. Auttaja.

Ahron ben Mosche ben Ascher

(10th c.). Palestinian Masorete.

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