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Krauth, Charles Philip

(May 7, 1797–May 30, 1867). Father of C. Porterfield Krauth*; b. New Goshenhoppen, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania; studied medicine at the U. of Maryland; then studied for the Luth. ministry under D. F. Schaeffer*; asst. pastor Winchester, Virginia, 1818; licensed by Ministerium of Pennsylvania* 1819; pastor Martinsburg and Shepherdstown, both now in W. Virginia; helped organize The Ev. Luth. Syn. of Maryland and Virginia (see Synods, Extinct; United Lutheran Church in America, The, Synods of, 11, 29) 1820; ordained by this syn. 1821; its pres. 1826; pastor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1827–33; prof. Biblical and oriental literature Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) Sem. 1833; also taught in Pennsylvania Coll. (later called Gettysburg Coll.); 1st pres. Pennsylvania Coll. 1834–50; also taught at the Sem. during this time; pres. The Ev. Luth. Gen. Syn. of the United States of North America (see General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States of America, The) 1848; prof. Biblical philol. and ecclesiastical hist. Gettysburg Sem. 1850–67. Asst. ed. The Evangelical Lutheran Intelligencer; ed. The Evangelical Review. JW

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