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Brand, Peter

(November 3, 1839–January 11, 1918). B. Ansbach; educ. Cologne and Neuendettelsau; to Am. 1857; miss. St. Clair, Michigan (Iowa Syn.); pastor Eden Valley, Farnham, and Buffalo, New York (Buffalo Syn.); opposed Grabau on doctrine of ch.; one of the commissioners at the Buffalo “Colloquium” 1866; pastor Washington, D. C. (Mo. Syn.) 1869; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Ohio Syn.) 1876. In protest against stand of Ohio Syn. on doctrines of election and conversion, he and his congregation left Ohio Syn. and helped form Cone. Syn.; later joined Mo. Syn. Pres. Conc. Syn.; pres. E Dist., Mo. Syn., 1888; vice-pres. Mo. Syn. 1899; mem. of its Bd. for For. Miss..

W. Bröcker, “Pastor P. Brand,” Lutheraner, LXXIV (February 26, 1918), 75–77.

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