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Carlsen, Niels Christian

(June 1, 1884–February 6, 1950). Luth. clergyman. B. Den.; to US 1894; grad. Trin. Sem., Blair, Nebraska, 1910; ordained 1910; 1910–30 pastor in Duluth, Minnesota, in Superior, Milltown, and Bone Lake, Wisconsin, and in Royal, Iowa; vice-pres. UELC 1921–25; pres. 1925–50 (full-time 1930–50). Active in NLC, Am. Luth. Conf., and LWC Fostered negotiations that led to organization of Am. Luth. Ch. 1960.

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