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Spaeth, Philipp Friedrich Adolph Theodor

(October 29, 1839–June 25, 1910). B. Esslingen, Württemberg, Ger.; educ. Tübingen; ordained 1861; tutor; to US 1864; pastor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1864–73; prof. Luth. Theol. Sem., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1873–1910; pres. General* Council of the Ev. Luth. Ch. in (N.) Am. 1880–88, Pennsylvania Ministerium 1892–95; liturgical and hymnological scholar; gifted pulpit orator. Works include Charles Porterfield Krauth; D. Wilhelm Julius Mann, ein deutsch-amerikanischer Theologe: Erinnerungsblätter; homiletical writings.

H. R. (Krauth) Spaeth, Life of Adolph Spaeth, D. D., LL. D. (Philadelphia, 1916).

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