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Willkomm, Otto Heinrich Theodor

(November 30, 1847–August 5, 1933). Father of K. M. Willkomm*; b. Ebersbach, Lusatia, Saxony, Ger.; educ. Leipzig; taught 1868–70 in a private school; active 1870–72 at Leipzig* Ev. Luth. Miss.; in Leipzig miss. in India 1873–76; with C. M. Zorn* and J. F. Zucker* severed connection with Leipzig Miss. and Saxon state ch. for confessional reasons. Pastor Free Ch. cong. Crimmitschau, Saxony, 1876–79; Planitz, near Zwickau, 1879–1917. Pres. Ev.-Luth. Free Ch. in Saxony and Other States 1879–1907. Ed. Die Evangelisch-Lutherische Freikirche (alternate form of title: Die Ev.-Luth. Freikirche); Evangelisch-Lutherischer Hausfreund-Kalender. See also Germany, Lutheran Free Churches in, 5.

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