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William Ferdinand Bruening

William Ferdinand Bruening, American clergyman. member commn.


  • Bruening, William Ferdinand was born on December 1, 1905 in Jackson, Missouri, United States. Son of William and Bertha (Sebastian) Bruening.

  • Education

    • Student St. Paul’s College, Concordia, Missouri, 1924. Bachelor of Divinity, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, 1929.


    • Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1929. Pastor in New York City, 1929-1944, Christ Lutheran Church, Washington, since 1944. Board directors Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1963-1965, member of commission church and ministry, since 1965.

      Teacher langs. and mathematics Concordia College, Milwaukee, 1926-1928. Teacher langs. Concordia Collegiate Institute, Bronxville, New York, 1940-1942. Advisory board Valparaiso U., since 1960.

      Author: (with W. A. Poehler) God Goes to Golgatha, 1948. Home: 5111 16th St. N.W., Washington 20011.


    • Author: (with W. A. Poehler) God Goes to Golgatha, 1948.


    Member commn.


    • Married Ruth E. Sieving, August 18, 1929. Children: Ellen (Mistress.
    • father: William Bruening
    • mother: Bertha (Sebastian) Bruening
    • spouse: Ruth E. Sieving
    • child: Ellen (Mrs Bruening
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    Born December 1, 1905
    Died August 20, 1966
    (aged 60)