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Jacob Christoph Kunzmann

Clergyman , educator

Jacob Christoph Kunzmann, German clergyman, educator.

Background

Kunzmann, Jacob Christoph was born on December 31, 1852 in Bauscholtt, Baden, Germany. Son of Christian Jacob and Louisa (Stoehr) Kunzmann.

Education

Came to the United States, 1860. Bachelor of Arts, Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania, 1875, A.M., 1878. Graduate Philadelphia Theological Seminary, 1878.

Doctor of Divinity, Bethany College, Kansas, 1900.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1878. Pastor Kittanning, Pennsylvania, 1878-1881, Greensburg, 1881-1892, Grace Church, Pittsburgh, 1892-1899. President Pittsburgh Synod, 1895-1898.

President trustees Thiel College 10 years Superintendent English missions of General Council Evangelical Lutheran Church in N. America, 1899-1918. Superintendent Western District of Home Missions of Church Extension Board, U.L.C.A., 1918-1919. President of Pacific Theological Seminary, 1919-1924, since emeritus.

Author of Lutherans in America,” America and World Evangelization,” The Power of Pentecost”. Address: 4300 E. 45th St., Seattle Western Australia*‡.

Works

  • Other Work

    • " Lutherans in America,” America and World Evangelization,” The Power of Pentecost”.

Connections

Married Anna Christian Mathay, June 20, 1878.

father:
Christian Jacob Kunzmann

mother:
Louisa (Stoehr) Kunzmann

spouse:
Anna Christian Mathay