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Sieker, Johann Heinrich

(October 23, 1839–December 30, 1904). B. Schweinfurth, Bav., Ger.; to US 1850; educ. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; ordained Ev. Luth. Syn. of Wisconsin and Other States 1861. Pastor Granville, Wisconsin, 1861–67; St. Paul, Minnesota (Minnesota Syn.), 1867–76. Pres. Minnesota* Syn. 1869–76; induced it to withdraw from the General* Council of the Ev. Luth. Ch. in (N.) Am. 1871 and help form the Synodical* Conf. 1872. Pastor St. Matthew Luth. Ch., NYC, 1876; joined Mo. Syn. (Eastern Dist.) 1882, his cong. joined 1886. Helped found Conc. Collegiate Institute (see Concordia College, Bronxville, New York) 1881 at St. Matthew Luth. Ch., which had an academy.

P. Rösener, Ehrendenkmal des weiland ehrwürdigen Pastor Johann Heinrich Sieker (West Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1905).

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