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Oscar John Naumann

Oscar John Naumann, American clergyman.


  • Naumann, Oscar John was born on June 24, 1909 in Wood Lake, Minnesota, United States. Son of Justus Henry and Maria (Scherf) Naumann.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern College, 1931. Graduate Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1934. Graduate student of University Minnesota.


    • Assistant instructor Northwestern College, Watertown, Wisconsin, 1934-1936. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church. Pastor Arlington Avenue Lutheran Church, Toledo, 1936-1940.

      Professor Doctor Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minnesota, 1940-1946. Pastor St. John’s Lutheran Church, St. Paul, 1946-1959. President Minnesota district Wisconsin Synod, 1948-1953.

      President Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, from 1953. Home: Milwaukee, Wis.


    • Married Dorothy Wilhelmina Schwarz, September 5, 1936. Children: Myrna Ruth, Philip Gustav, Thomas Paul, Martin Oscar, Peter Justus, James Walter, Paul Stephen.
    • father: Justus Henry Naumann
    • mother: Maria (Scherf) Naumann
    • spouse: Dorothy Wilhelmina Schwarz
    • children: Myrna Ruth Naumann
    • Philip Gustav Naumann
    • Thomas Paul Naumann
    • Martin Oscar Naumann
    • Peter Justus Naumann
    • James Walter Naumann
    • Paul Stephen Naumann
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    Died June 19, 1979
    (aged 69)