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Clergyman , college president

Charles Philip Krauth, American clergyman, college president.

Background

Krauth, Charles Philip was born on May 7, 1797 in New Goshenhoppen, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles James and Katherine (Doll) Krauth.

Education

Doctor of Divinity, University Pennsylvania, 1832.

Career

Matthews Church, Philadelphia, 1827-1833. 1st president Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) College, 1834-1850. A founder Gettysburg Theological Seminary, 1825, professor, 1850-1867.

Founder Synod Maryland and Pennsylvania, 1820. Editor Evangelical Review, 1850-1861. President General Synod, Lutheran Church, 1848.

Connections

Married Catherine Heiskell, December 7, 1820. Married second, Harriet Brown, 1834.

father:
Charles James Krauth

mother:
Katherine (Doll) Krauth

spouses:
Catherine Heiskell

Harriet Brown