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Brown, Charles Lafayette

(December 3, 1873–December 5, 1921). B. Iredell Co., North Carolina; educ. Roanoke Coll., Salem, Virginia, and Mount Airy Sem., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; ordained 1898; miss. to Japan 1898–1916; founded and organized Kyushu Gakuin, boys' school at Kumamoto, Japan, with 2 depts.: middle school and theological; taught at the school till his return to Am. 1916; acting gen. secy. Bd. of For. Miss. of United* Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the South 1916–18; taught at Southern Theol. Sem., Columbia, SC, 1918; one of 3 gen. secretaries of The United* Lutheran Church 1918–21; visited Luth. miss. fields in India and Afr. 1921; d. Sanoghie. Liberia.

In Memoriam: Charles Lafayette Brown, prepared by E. K. Bell, L. B. Wolf, and G. Drach (Baltimore. 1922).

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