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Emil Henry Rausch

Clergyman

Emil Henry Rausch, American clergyman. member exec; member exec; member exec.

Background

Rausch, Emil Henry was born on November 19, 1874 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Son of Review Gideon F. and Katherine (Kilmer) Rausch.

Education

Educated Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa. Graduate Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, Iowa, 1897. Studied University of Michigan, 1906-1907.

Doctor of Divinity, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1930. Doctor of Laws, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1931.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1897. Pastor successively Peoria, Illinois, Marine City, Michigan, and St. Paul’s Church, Waverly, Iowa, 1908-1932. President Wartburg Theological Seminary, April 15, since 1932.

Associate editor Lutheran Herald, 1909-1910, editor, 1910-1926. President Iowa District American Lutheran Church (successor to Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Iowa and Other States), since 1919. President National Lutheran Editorial Association, 1924-1926.

Member Executive Committee National Lutheran Common for Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Welfare, World War I. Member Executive Board National Lutheran Council. President Lutheran Home Mission Council of America, 1933-1934.

Member Executive Committee National Lutheran Ednl. Association, 1935-1936.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Associate editor Lutheran Herald, 1909-1910, editor, 1910-1926. President Iowa District American Lutheran Church (successor to Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Iowa and Other States), since 1919. President National Lutheran Editorial Association, 1924-1926.Member Executive Committee National Lutheran Common for Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Welfare, World War I. Member Executive Board National Lutheran Council. President Lutheran Home Mission Council of America, 1933-1934.Member Executive Committee National Lutheran Ednl. Association, 1935-1936.

Membership

Member exec; member exec. Member exec.

Connections

Married Anna M. Hogrefe, September 7, 1898. Children: Laura K. (Mistress Herman Richmann), Edmund O., Alfred G., George C., Emil H., Katherine, Hedwig, Helen (deceased).

father:
Review Gideon F. Rausch

mother:
Katherine (Kilmer) Rausch

spouse:
Anna M. Hogrefe

child:
Laura K. Rausch (Mistress Herman Richmann)

child:
Edmund O. Rausch

child:
Alfred G. Rausch

child:
George C. Rausch

child:
Emil H. Rausch

child:
Katherine Rausch

child:
Hedwig Rausch

child:
Helen Rausch (deceased)