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Ylvisaker, Ivar Daniel

(May 26, 1868–March 5, 1926). B. Trondhjem, Norw.; to Am. as child; educ. Luther Coll., Decorah, Iowa, Luther* Theol. Sem.; pastor Great Falls and Helena, Montana, Mayville, North Dakota; pres. North Dakota Dist. of The Norw. Luth. Ch. of Am. after 1917 merger; pres. of ministerium of same ch.; member of several committees and boards, including the one which brought about the merger. See also Evangelical Lutheran Church, The, 13–16.

Ylvisaker, Johannes Thorbjoernsen

(April 24, 1845–October 10, 1917). Father of S. C. Ylvisaker; b. Sogndal, Norw.; to Am. 1871; educ. Luther Coll., Decorah, Iowa, Conc. Sem., St. Louis, Christiania, Leipzig; pastor Zumbrota Minnesota, 1877; prof. Luther* Theol. Sem. 1879. Coed. Kirketidende; works include The Gospels.

Ylvisaker, Sigurd Christian

(June 15, 1884–April 26, 1959). Son of J. T. Ylvisaker; b. Madison, Wisconsin; educ. Luther Coll., Decorah, Iowa, Minnesota U., Luther* Theol. Sem., St. Paul, Minnesota, Leipzig; pastor Minot, North Dakota, 1910; prof. Gk. and Heb. Luther Coll., Decorah, Iowa, 1911; prof. Conc. Coll., St. Paul, Minnesota, 1919; pastor Madison, Wisconsin, 1923; pres. Bethany Lutheran Coll., Mankato, Minnesota, 1930; retired 1952. Ed. Lutheran Sentinel; chief ed. Grace for Grace: Brief History of the Norwegian Synod; works include Zur Babylonischen und Assyrischen Grammatik.

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