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Leist, Jacob

(January 8, 1788–November 7, 1870). B. probably Snyder Co., Pennsylvania; moved to Ohio; licensed by Ministerium of Pennsylvania 1812; ordained 1818 at organization meeting of the Ohio Syn. (see Ohio and Other States, Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of); pastor in the area bet. Lancaster and Circleville, Ohio; pres. Ohio Syn. 1825–27; retired by 1854.

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