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Polack, William Gustave

(December 7, 1890–June 5, 1950). B. Wausau, Wisconsin; educ. Conc. Coll., Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Conc. Sem., St. Louis, Missouri; pastor Evansville, Indiana, 1914–25; prof. ch. hist., hymnology, and liturgics Conc. Sem., St. Louis, 1925–50; minister Clear Lake Chapel, Clear Lake, Indiana, 1938–50; chm. Intersyn. Committee on Hymnology and Liturgics 1929–49; charter mem. Conc. Hist. Institute. Ed. Concordia Junior Messenger 1928–39, Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly 1928–50, and Martin Luther in English Poetry; assoc. ed. The Cresset 1937–50. Other works include Beauty for Ashes; Beside Still Waters; The Building of a Great Church; Choice Morsels; David Livingstone; Famous Hymns and Their Story; Fathers and Founders; Favorite Christian Hymns; The Handbook to the Lutheran Hymnal; Hymns from the Harps of God; Into All the World; John Eliot; The Story of C. F. W. Walther; The Story of Luther.


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