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Anker, Kristian

(October 29, 1848–November 16, 1928). B. Odense, Den.; to US 1881; ordained 1881. Pastor Chicago, Illinois; Elk Horn Iowa; Blair and Lincoln, Nebraska Broke with Dan. Luth. Ch. 1894; helped organize The Dan. Ev. Luth. Ch. in N. America. Pres. Dana Coll. and Trin. Sem. 1899–1905 (listed as Blair Coll. and Theol. Sem. 1899; referred to as Blair Coll. and Trin. Sem. 1900–01; designated as Trin. Sem. and Blair Coll. 1901–03; officially named Dana Coll. and Trin. Sem. 1903). See also Danish Lutherans in America, 3, 5; Ministry, Education of, VIII B; X S.

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