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Clöter, Ernst Ottmar

(Ottomar; April 25, 1825–March 17, 1897). B. Bayreuth, Bav.; d. Valley Creek, Minnesota; educ. Erlangen, Leipzig; one of Löhe's* missioners; arr. Am. 1849; pastor Saginaw, Michigan, 1849 to 1857; miss. to Chippewa (Ojibwa) at Gabitaweegama, ca. 14 mi. N of Brainerd, Minnesota, W of the Mississippi R., bet. the river and Mission Lake. After the August 1862 Indian uprising laid the miss. station waste, new headquarters were est. at Crow Wing, Minnesota; miss. work discontinued here 1868. Pastor Stillwater (Zionsberg; Afton; Lakeland; Valley Creek), Minnesota, 1868–97; pres. Minnesota and Dak. Dist. of the Mo. Syn. 1882–85.

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