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Luther College.

1. Luther Coll., Decorah, Iowa; est. by The Norw. Ev. Luth. Ch. in Am. (see Evangelical Lutheran Church, The, 8); founding resolution adopted 1857; 1st prof. P. L. Larsen*; the school was at Halfway Creek, La Crosse Co., Wisconsin, 1861–62, moved to Decorah 1862; coed. 1936; The ALC. See also Ministry, Education of, VIII B; Schmid(t), Friedrich August.

2. Luther Jr. Coll., Wahoo, Nebraska; formerly Luther Academy; est. 1883 by Augustana Syn.; merged with Midland Coll., Fremont, 1962; LCA. See also Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church, 14; Ministry, Education of, VIII C 1.

3. Dr. Martin Luther Coll., New Ulm, Minnesota; est. 1883/84 by Ger. Ev. Luth. Syn. of Minnesota; Wisconsin Syn. 1892. See also Albrecht, Christian Johann; Ministry, Education of, VIII B.

4. Luther Coll., New Orleans, Louisiana The Synodical* Conf. resolved 1902 to est. 1 or 2 schools to train Negro pastors and teachers. F. J. Lankenau* opened the New Orleans school 1903 and was pres. 1903–08. The school also served as a sem. but was reduced 1910 to a preparatory school for Immanuel* Luth. Coll., Greensboro, North Carolina; closed 1925; in 1928 the Syn. Conf. resolved to reopen it; new beginning made 1929; closed 1932.

5. Luther Coll., Regina, Sask., Can.; est. 1913 as Luther Academy at Melville, Sask.; classes began 1914; moved to Regina; affiliated with U. Sask.; coed.; jr. coll.; sponsored by ELCC; action taken 1966 to fed. the school with the U. of Sask. See also Ministry, Education of, VIII C 1.

6. Luther Coll., Teaneck, New Jersey See Lutheran Bible Institute of Teaneck, New Jersey.

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