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Schaeffer, Charles Frederick

(September 3, 1807–November 23, 1879). Son of F. D. Schaeffer*; brother of D. F. Schaeffer*; b. Germantown, Pennsylvania; educ. U. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; studied theol. under his father and brother-in-law, K. R. Demme*; licensed to preach 1829 by The Ev. Luth. Syn. of Maryland and Virginia (see United Lutheran Church in America, The, Synods of, 11, 29); ordained 1831 by the Ev. Luth. Syn. of West Pennsylvania (see United Lutheran Church in America, The, Synods of, 22, 23); pastor Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, New York Prof. Ohio Syn. sem., Columbus, 1840–43; Pennsylvania Coll., Gettysburg, 1855–64; Luth. Theol. Sem., Philadelphia, 1864–79. Tr. various Ger. theol. works; other writings include a commentary on Mt.

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