(April 16, 1846April 1, 1916). B. Columbiana, Columbiana Co., Ohio; educ. Conc. Sem., St. Louis, Missouri; Mo. Syn. pastor Omaha, Nebraska, 1870, and Cumberland, Maryland, 1871; Ohio Syn. pastor of a 2-ch. cong. near Koiner's (or Coyner's) Store and near Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia, 1879; resigned from Ohio Syn. in Predestinarian Controversy (see Ohio and Other States, Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of, 5); helped form Ev. Luth. Concordia* Syn. of Pennsylvania and Other States 1882; when it disbanded 1886 he remained indep. till 1888, when he and his cong. joined with the Eng. (Ev.) Luth. Conference of Missouri to form the Gen. Eng. (Ev. Luth.) Conference of Missouri and Other States (see also Missouri and Other States, The English Evangelical Lutheran Synod of); he was elected pres. Works include Country Sermons; Book of Devotion; Your Confirmation Vow.
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