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Günther, Martin

(December 4, 1831–May 22, 1893). B. Dresden, Ger.; to Am. 1839 in the Saxon Immigration (see Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, The, II); educ. Conc. Coll. and Sem., Altenburg and St. Louis, Missouri; pastor 1853 Grafton and Cedarburg, Wisconsin, 1857 Mequon, Wisconsin, 1860 Saginaw, Michigan, 1872 Chicago, Illinois; prof. Conc. Sem., St. Louis, 1873–93. Ed. Der Lutheraner; Magazin für Ev.-Luth. Homiletik; other works include Populäre Symbolik; Dr. C. F. W. Walther. JA

L. E. Fuerbringer, 80 Eventful Years (St. Louis, 1944); A. G[raebner], “Professor Martin Günther,” Der Lutheraner, XLIX (June 6, 1893), 89; G. St[oeckhardt], “Prof. M. Günther,” L. u. W., XXXIX (May 1893), 149–150; J. W. Albers, Martin Guenther: Life and Work (STM Thesis, Conc. Sem., St. Louis, 1964).

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