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Miessler, Ernst Gustav Hermann

(January 12, 1826–March 1, 1916). B. Reichenbach, Silesia; educ. for miss. work at Dresden and Leipzig; to US 1851 as miss. to Chippewa at Station Bethany, St. Louis, ca. 30 mi. W of Saginaw, Michigan; worked with E. R. Baierlein*; succeeded him 1853; mission was almost lost 1860 in govt. transfer of Indians to Isabella Co., Michigan; Miessler served them there till 1869; teacher Saginaw 1869–71; accepted temporary supply position at Saginaw; left ministry 1871 to study and practice medicine (1874–99) in Chicago, Illinois.

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