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Schaeffer, David Frederick

(July 22, 1787–May 5, 1837). Son of F. D. Schaeffer*; brother of C. F. Schaeffer*; b. Carlisle, Pennsylvania; educ. U. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; learned theol. from his father and other Luth. pastors; licensed 1808; served a cong. in Frederick, Maryland; ordained 1812; pres. The General* Syn. of the Ev. Luth. Ch. in the USA 1831, 1833; trained E. Greenwald,* C. Philip Krauth,* and others for the ministry.


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