(April 19, 1819September 29, 1896). B. Northeim, Hannover; studied theol. Göttingen and Berlin. Moved by appeal of Wyneken, and on advice of L. A. Petri* and Löhe,* went to Am. with Sievers* and his group of miss. emigrants 1847. C. A. T. Selle, of Chicago, prevailed on him to take charge of the newly organized cong. in Addison, Illinois Here he did pioneer work 10 yrs.; pastor Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1857; active in controversy with Grabau; prof. exegesis, logic, and isagogics Conc. Sem., St. Louis, 186372; pastor Trinity Ch., St. Louis, 187278; Crete, Illinois, 1878; contributor to Der Lutheraner and Lehre und Wehre; for a time ed. the latter; wrote tracts.
Albert Brauer, Lebensbild des weiland ehrwürdigen Pastor Ernst August Brauer (St. Louis, 1898).
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