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Clergyman

Alexander James Derbyshire Haupt, American clergyman. Member of executive board World’s Purity Federation, since 1921.

Background

Haupt, Alexander James Derbyshire was born on June 1, 1859 in Greenfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of General Herman and Ann Cecilia (Keller) Haupt.

Education

Graduate Boys’ Central High School, Philadelphia, 1878 (distinguished rank and principal’s certificate). Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1882. Graduate Philadelphia Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1884.

Doctor of Divinity, Pennsylvania College, 1907.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1884. Assisted in organizing Memorial English Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1883 (the first English Lutheran mission in the city), and was its pastor, 1884-1907. Superintendent Lutheran Inner Mission work, Pittsburgh, 1907-1910.

Pastor Salem English Evangelical Lutheran Church, Albert Lea, Minnesota, 1910-1914. Social service director League of Protestant Women, St. Paul, 1914-1917, Church Federation, 1917-1921. Executive secretary Home Protective Association of St. Paul, 1921-1923.

Secretary Lutheran Colony of Mercy, 1919-1922. Special probation officer Juvenile Court, 1914-1923. Pastor St. Mark’s Church, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1923-1927.

Now pastor Zion Church, Horicon, Wisconsin One of organizers, president 2 years, Synod of the Northwest. Member National and Minnesota State confs. social work, National Divorce communications of Minnesota, 1906, Luth, Brotherhood of America, Lutheran Foundation of N.Dak. (vice president) Minnesota Inner Mission Society, Inner Mission Society of N.Dak.

(directory) Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts America, since 1925.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: History of the Synod of the Northwest, 1901. The Golden Ladder, 1933.

Membership

Member of executive board World’s Purity Federation, since 1921.

Connections

Married Ida L. Boyer, June 10, 1885. Children: Edith Anna (Mistress H. A. Bossart), Margaret Cecilia (Mistress O. V. Werner), A. James, John Boyer, George Edward, Henry Harpster.

father:
General Herman Haupt

mother:
Ann Cecilia (Keller) Haupt

spouse:
Ida L. Boyer

child:
Edith Anna Haupt (Mistress H. A. Bossart)

child:
Margaret Cecilia Haupt (Mistress O. V. Werner)

child:
A. James Haupt

child:
John Boyer Haupt

child:
George Edward Haupt

child:
Henry Harpster Haupt