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Näther, Karl Gustav Theodor

(September 14, 1866–February 13, 1904). B. Bautzen, Saxony, Ger.; educ. Leipzig Miss. Sem.; miss. to India 1887; separated with F. E. Mohn* from Leipzig Miss. for reasons of conscience 1893; both joined the Mo. Syn., came to US via Ger., and were commissioned 1894 as the first Mo. Syn. missionaries to India; est. a miss. at Krishnagiri, Salem Dist., Madras Presidency, India; d. at Krishnagiri. See also India, 13; Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, The, VI 8; Missions, 10.

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