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Schaller, Johann Michael Gottlieb

(February 12, 1819–November 19, 1887). Father of F. F. W. Schaller* and J. Schaller*; b. Kirchenlamitz, Upper Franconia, NE Bav., Ger.; educ. Nürnberg and Erlangen; vicar Windsbach (near Nürnberg) and (1847) Kattenhochstädt (near Weissenburg, Middle Franconia, Bav.); to Am. 1848, largely on encouragement by J. K. W. Löhe*; pastor Philadelphia 1849; joined Mo. Syn. 1849; vicar Baltimore, Maryland, 1850; won over from Löhe's view to C. F. W. Walther's* view on the Office of the Keys at the 1850 Mo. Syn. conv.; pastor Detroit, Michigan, 1850; vicar, then pastor, Trin. Luth. Ch., St. Louis, Missouri, 1854–72; pres. Western Dist. of the Mo. Syn. 1857–63; prof. Conc Sem., St. Louis, 1872.

W. Schaller, “Gottlieb Schaller,” CHIQ, XVI, No. 2 (July 1943), 34–48; No. 3 (October 1943), 65–96.

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