(June 5, 1879October 10, 1920). B. Wallingford, Iowa; educ. St. Ansgar (Iowa) Sem. and the United Ch. Sem. (St. Paul, Minnesota) of the United Norw. Luth. Ch.; ordained 1902; pastor Slayton, Minnesota, 190205; miss. to Nestorian Chaldeans, Urmia, Persia, 190609; pastor Chicago, Illinois, 190910; emissary Luth. Orient(al) Miss. Soc. 191011; miss. Missions to Mohammedan Kurds, Sonjbulak, Kurdistan, 191116; mem. Am. Red Cross in Armenia 191619; Dist. Commander of the Near East Relief at Erivan (Erevan; Yerevan), Armenia, 191920. Reduced Kurdish language to writing; works include a Kurdish grammar, Kurdish Luth. hymnal, tr. of Luther's SC into Kurdish.
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