(December 19, 1864April 17, 1929). B. Pomerania; grad. St. Louis 1885; pastor Saginaw, Michigan, 188597; prof. Conc. Coll., St. Paul, Minnesota, 18971910; helped found Ev. Luth. Miss. for China May 1, 1912; sent to China July 14, 1912; arrived Shanghai February 25, 1913; est. missions and schools in Hankow territory. Mo. Syn. adopted this miss. 1917. Wrote Our Task in China; ed. Missionsbriefe; tr. hymns and sermons into Chinese. Buried Internat. Cemetery, Hankow. See also Albrecht, Christian Johann; China, 8; Riedel, Erhardt Albert Henry.
Brief biography in Important Events in Lutheran Church History for 1929, CHIQ, II (January 1930), 98; E. H. A. Arndt, The Beginnings of Our Work in China, CHIQ, V (October 1932), 98104; V (January 1933), 137144; VI (April 1933), 1924; VI (July (1933), 5260.
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