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Ernst, August Friedrich

(June 25, 1841–August 8, 1924). B. Eddesse, Hannover; educ. Celle and Göttingen; instructor Clausthal Gymnasium; to Am. to serve Luth. Ch.; ordained Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1864; pastor Brooklyn and Albany, New York; prof. Northwestern U. (later Northwestern Coll.), Watertown, Wisconsin, 1869, pres. 1871; served this school over 50 yrs. and made it an Am. school with Luth. ideals of the best Ger. traditions; 1st pres. Joint Synod of Wisconsin and Other States 1892–1901 (see Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod). Works include Aus der Geschichte der lutherischen Kirche in Nord-Amerika,, bound with T. Schlüter, Luthers Leben (Milwaukee, 1917), pp. 189–250; textbooks for parish schools.


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