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Albrecht, Christian Johann

(July 13, 1847–July 10, 1924). B. Eschenau, Württemberg, Ger.; educ. St. Chrischona*; to Minnesota 1872. Pastor Greenwood, Minnesota, 1873; New Ulm, Minnesota, 1882. Pres. Minnesota* Syn. 1883–94. Helped found coll. at New Ulm 1884 and was its dir. 1884–85; instr. in the theol. dept. of the coll. 1884–93; helped form Joint Ev. Luth. Syn of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and Other States 1892 (see Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod). Helped found the Ev. Luth. Miss. for China (see Arndt, Eduard Louis) and was its 1st pres.

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