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Löber, Gotthold Heinrich

(January 5, 1797–August 19, 1849). Father of C. H. Löber*; b. Kahla, Saxe-Altenburg, Ger.; educ. Jena; tutor 1819–24; pastor Eichenberg and Bibra, near Kahla, 1824; to US 1839 (see Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, The, II 1); pastor Altenburg, Missouri, and served neighboring congs.; instructor at the Luth. elementary and high school, Altenburg; attended 1846 meetings in St. Louis, Missouri, and Fort Wayne, Indiana, preliminary to organization of the Mo. Syn.; helped organize Mo. Syn. 1847 as advisory mem. and, with W. Sihler,* was elected examiner.

R. O. Rupprecht, “Gotthold Heinrich Loeber,” CHIQ (1938), 48–54.

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