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Carl Johan Petri

Clergyman

Carl Johan Petri, American clergyman. member of the board of educational and charity instns. of Augustana Synod.

Background

Petri, Carl Johan was born on June 16, 1856 in Rockford, Illinois, United States. Son of Isaac and Johanna Peterson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1877, A.M., 1889 (Doctor of Divinity, 1901). Post-graduate work University of Minnesota, 1878-1879.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1880. Pastor Philadelphia, 1880-1884. Professor of history, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, 1884-1888.

Pastor Augustana Church, Minneapolis, since 1888.

Membership

Member of the board of educational and charity instns. of Augustana Synod.

Connections

Married Christina Anderson, of Philadelphia, October 5, 1880.

father:
Isaac Peterson

mother:
Johanna Peterson

spouse:
Christina Anderson