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Elmer Frederick Krauss

theologian

Elmer Frederick Krauss, American theologian. Member S.A.R., Chicago branch Society Biblical; Club: University (Chicago).

Background

Krauss, Elmer Frederick was born on September 7, 1862 in Krausedale, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Isaac Yeakle and Theodora Rosalie (Waage) Krauss.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Muhlenberg College, Pennsylvania, 1884, A.M., 1887. Doctor of Divinity, 1903. Graduate Philadelphia Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1887.

Career

Ordained ministry Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1887. Pastor Homestead, Pennsylvania, 1887-1892, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1892-1894, Leechburg, Pennsylvania, 1894-1900. Professor New Testament exegesis, Evangelical Lutheran Theological Seminary, Chicago, since 1900, acting president, 1913-1915, president, 1915-1920, dean Extra-Mural Department, 1922-1945.

Retired June 1945.

Membership

Member S.A.R., Chicago branch Society Biblical. Club: University (Chicago).

Connections

Married Irene E. Hartzell, October 27, 1887 (died January 1903).; married second, Emma A. King, September 20, 1904 (died September 24, 1937). Children: Irene Theodora (Mistress D. E. Bosserman), Paul Hartzell, Harold Frederick, Ruth Sarah (Mistress H. A. Bosch).

father:
Isaac Yeakle Krauss

mother:
Theodora Rosalie (Waage) Krauss

spouse:
Irene E. Hartzell

spouse:
Emma A. King

child:
Irene Theodora Krauss (Mistress D. E. Bosserman)

child:
Paul Hartzell Krauss

child:
Harold Frederick Krauss

child:
Ruth Sarah Krauss (Mistress H. A. Bosch)