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Dan, Adam

(February 8, 1848–May 6, 1931). B. Odense, Den.; sent 1869 by Chrischona Miss. Soc. to the Gallas, E Afr., to Jews of Khartoum, Egypt, and Palestine 1870–71; to Am. 1871; pastor Racine (Wisconsin) 1871–80, Salinas and San Francisco (Cal.) 1880–84, Minneapolis 1884–93, Chicago 1893–96, Cedar Falls (Iowa) 1896–1900, Boston 1900–02, Chicago 1902 to 1926, Clinton (Iowa) 1926–31; helped found Kirkelig Missionsforening (see Danish Lutherans in America, 3); its 1st pres. 1872; knighted by Christian X of Den.; founded and ed. Kirkelig Samler; ed. Dansk Börneblad. Works include novels, hymns, and books of poetry and travel.


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