(August 7, 1858April 30, 1928). Mo. Syn. Luth. businessman (woolen business), churchman, and philanthropist; b. NYC; educ. Conc. Coll., Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Conc. Sem., St. Louis, Missouri; cofounder LLL, its pres. till 1926; pres. ALPB 192028; supported Luth. educ. for clergy and laity; promoted Luth. soc. and miss. work; instrumental in founding Luth. Theol. Sem. at Zehlendorf, near Berlin, Ger.; helped est. endowment fund for Mo. Syn. retired pastors and teachers.
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