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Clergyman , educator

John Christopher Kunze, German clergyman, educator.

Background

Kunze, John Christopher was born on August 5, 1744 in Artern, Saxony.

Education

Graduated from the University Leipzig (Germany), circa 1767.

Career

Taught school, Germany, 1767-1770. Ministers (because he foresaw that English would become the lang. Made unsuccessful attempt to establish German Institute at University of Pennsylvania, 1779.

Chief pastor of Philadelphia, 1779-1784.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Rudiments of the Shorter Catechism of Luther, 1785. A Hymn and Prayer Book for the Use of Such Lutheran Churches as Use the English Language, 1795.

Connections

Married Margaretta Henrietta Mühlenberg, July 23, 1771, 5 children.

spouse:
Margaretta Henrietta Mühlenberg