(January 27, 1845April 17, 1923). B. Rostock, Ger.; educ. Rostock, Fort Wayne, and St. Louis; asst. pastor Trin. Luth. Ch., Milwaukee, 1865; dir. Luth. high school, Milwaukee; pastor Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1871; prof. Ger. and Fr., Conc. Coll., Fort Wayne, 1873; lived in Milwaukee after retirement 1915; poet; hymn tr. include The Lord Hath Helped Me Hitherto, The Lord, My God, Be Praised, and Come, Thou Precious Ransom, Come: ed. collections of poetry entitled Gott segne Dich! and Gott tröste Dich!; ed. Das walte Gott!, a book of devotions drawn from C. F. W. Walther's* sermons; other works include Lehrbuch der deutschen Sprache and Kurze Gestenlehre.
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