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George Washington Sandt

Clergyman

George Washington Sandt, American clergyman. member Home Mission and Ch; member board Philadelphia Motherhouse of Deaconesses and of Lankenau Hosp.

Background

Sandt, George Washington was born on February 22, 1854 in Belfast, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Doctor John and Sophia (Frace) Sandt.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Lafayette College, 1878, A.M., 1881. Graduate Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, 1883. Doctor of Divinity, Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania, 1905, Doctor of Laws, 1922.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1883. Professor of English language and literature, Angustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1884-1889. Pastor Weisport, Pennsylvania, 1889-1891, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1891-1896.

Managing editor The Lutheran, 1896-1907, editor in chief, 1907-1928, then departmental contributor. Author: Ninety-five Theses for Protestant Church Doors, 1893. Luther’s Ninety-five Theses, re-edited, 1911.

Christian Science, Weighed and Tested, 1911. Another Fraud Exposed, 1913. Should Lutherans Get Together? 1913.

Chairman Inner Mission Committee of General Council and member Home Mission and Church Extension bds. Member board Philadelphia Motherhouse of Deaconesses and of Lankenau Hospital. Delegate World Conference of Lutherans, Upsala, Sweden, 1911, Conference of League of Nations to Enforce Peace, Washington, 1915.

Wrote Biography of Theodore E. Schmauk, Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Laws, 1921. Home: Allentown, Pennsylvania Deceased.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Ninety-five Theses for Protestant Church Doors, 1893. Luther’s Ninety-five Theses, re-edited, 1911. Christian Science, Weighed and Tested, 1911.Another Fraud Exposed, 1913. Should Lutherans Get Together? 1913. Chairman Inner Mission Committee of General Council and member Home Mission and Church Extension bds.Member board Philadelphia Motherhouse of Deaconesses and of Lankenau Hospital. Delegate World Conference of Lutherans, Upsala, Sweden, 1911, Conference of League of Nations to Enforce Peace, Washington, 1915. Wrote Biography of Theodore E. Schmauk, Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Laws, 1921.

Membership

Member Home Mission and Ch. Member board Philadelphia Motherhouse of Deaconesses and of Lankenau Hosp.

Connections

Married Martha J. Kuntz, August 16, 1883.

father:
Doctor John Sandt

mother:
Sophia (Frace) Sandt

spouse:
Martha J. Kuntz