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Kretzschmar, Richard Theodore

(May 17, 1868–March 5, 1940). B. Hartha, Saxony, Ger.; to US as a child with his father (Friedrich Hermann Kretzschmar; October 22, 1840–November 14, 1930; b. Mittweida, Saxony; to US; educ. Wartburg Theol. Sem., St. Sebald, Iowa, grad. 1872. Iowa Syn. pastor Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin; Albert Lea, Minnesota Joined Mo. Syn. 1875. Pastor Minnesota); educ. Conc. Sem., St. Louis, Missouri; pastor St. Louis 1891–1940; pres. W. Dist., Mo. Syn., 1921–39. Ed. Die Missions-Taube 1900–08.

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