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Severinghaus, John Dietrich

(July 22, 1834–October 14, 1905). B. near Severinghausen, Hannover, Ger.; to Am. ca. 1850; educ. Wittenberg Sem. (theol. dept. of Wittenberg Coll. [see Wittenberg University]); ordained Miami Syn. 1862, later joined Wartburg Syn.; pastor Ohio, Indiana, New York, Illinois; est. connection with C. Jensen* 1878 and arranged for students from Breklum, Ger., to enter the field of the Wartburg and Ger. Nebraska Synods. Pres. Wartburg Synod. Prof. German* Theol. Sem. of The General* Syn. of the Ev. Luth. Ch. in the USA, Chicago, Illinois Ed. Lutherischer Hausfreund; Lutherischer Kirchenfreund; Chicago Banner. See also Breklum Missionary Society.

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