(February 11, 1821June 26, 1893). Luth. cleric; b. York, Pennsylvania; educ. Pennsylvania Coll. (later called Gettysburg Coll.), Gettysburg Theol. Sem., Berlin and Halle, Ger.; licensed to preach 1843; served at Middletown, Maryland; prof. Biblical literature and Ger. at Gettysburg 184448; pastor Hanover, Pennsylvania, 1848, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 184965; withdrew his ch. from the Pennsylvania Ministerium and joined the East Pennsylvania Syn. 1857 (see United Lutheran Church in America, The, Synods of, 22, 23); prof. Gettysburg 186593; pres. East Pennsylvania Syn. 1860, 1874, The General* Syn. of the Ev. Luth. Ch. in the USA 1881. Works include tr. of M. Luther's* Wochenpredigten über Matth. 57 (Commentary on the Sermon on the Mount); with H. E. Jacobs* tr. H. Schmid,* The Doctrinal Theology of the Evangelical Lutheran Church from Ger. and Lat.; Memoirs of Rev. Jacob Goering, Rev. George Lochman, DD, and Rev. Benjamin Kurtz, DD, LL D.
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