(Lauritz; August 10, 1833March 1, 1915). Father of L. Larsen*; b. Kristiansand (Christiansand), Norw.; educ. Christiania (Oslo); ordained Christiania 1857; to US 1857 in response to call issued by Norw. Ev. Luth. Ch. of Am.; pastor near Rush River, Pierce Co., Wisconsin, 185759; Norw. prof. Conc. Coll. and Sem., St. Louis, Missouri, 185961; pres. Luther Coll., Halfway Creek, La Crosse, Wisconsin, 186162, Decorah, Iowa, 18621902; prof. Heb. there till 1911; acting pres. Synodical* Conf. 188082. Helped ed. Kirkelig Maanedstidende; ed. its successor, Evangelisk Luthersk Kirketidende.
K. Larsen, Laur. Larsen (Northfield, Minnesota, 1936).
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