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Preus, Herman Amberg

(June 16, 1825–July 2, 1894). Father of C. K. Preus*; b. Kristiansand (Christiansand), Norw.; educ. Christiania (Oslo) U.; to Am. 1851; served Luths. in Wis.; helped organize The Norw. Ev. Luth. Ch. in Am. (see Evangelical Lutheran Church, The, 8) and was its pres. 1862–94; pres. Synodical* Conf. 1876–77; proposed Negro and Am. Indian miss. 1877. Coed. Maanedstidende 1859–68.


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