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Gustaf Albert Brandelle

Clergyman

Gustaf Albert Brandelle, American clergyman. member Board of Missions Evangelical Luth.

Background

Brandelle, Gustaf Albert was born on March 19, 1861 in Andover, Illinois, United States. Son of Gustaf Johnson and Emma Maria Christina (Nilson) Brandelle.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Augustana College, Illinois, 1882, A.M., 1896. Graduate Augustana Theological Seminary, 1884. Doctor of Divinity, Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas, 1900.

Doctor of Laws, Augustana College, St. Olaf College, 1925.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1884. Pastor Denver, Colorado, 1884-1918, Grace Church, Rock Island, Illinois, 1918-1923. President Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod, since 1918.

President National Lutheran Council, 8 years. Member Board of Missions Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod. Commander Northern Star, 1st class (Sweden), 1926.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Augustana Journal, 1897-1906. Contributor to church publications Delaware to Lutheran World Convention, Eisenach, Germany, 1923, Copenhagen, 1929, International Convention Life and Work, Stockholm, 1925. 1100th anniversary celebration of introduction of Christianity into Sweden, 1930.

Membership

Member Board of Missions Evangelical Luth.

Connections

Married Lydia Appell, March 18, 1886. Children: Ruth Dorothy, Edith Rosalia (wife of Review.

father:
Gustaf Johnson Brandelle

mother:
Emma Maria Christina (Nilson) Brandelle

spouse:
Lydia Appell

child:
Ruth Dorothy Brandelle

child:
Edith Rosalia (wife of Rev Brandelle