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Bretscher, Paul Martin

(November 11, 1893–August 10, 1974). B. Wausau, Wisconsin; educ. Conc. Sem., Saint Louis, Missouri; ordained LCMS 1918; asst. prof. Conc. Teachers Coll., River Forest, Illinois, 1915–18; pastor Gospel Luth. Ch., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1818–23; prof. Conc. Teachers Coll., River Forest, 1923–41; prof. Conc. Sem., St. Louis, 1941 till retirement 1969; acting pres. Conc. Sem. 1952–53. Involved in Mo. Syn.-Eur. conferences held in Ger., Fr., Swed., and Eng. in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Mem. and chm. synodical Commission on Fraternal Organizations. Chm. synodical Bd. for Parish Education. Mem. ed. bd. of Cresset, Lutheran Education; Concordia Theological Monthly; This Day. Works include The Lutheran Elementary School: An Interpretation; The History and Cultural Significance of the Taschenbuch Urania; The Church in Its Relation to Freemasonry and Related Orders.


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