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John Conrad Seegers

Clergyman

John Conrad Seegers, American clergyman. Served as chairman English mission division Board of America Missions, United Lutheran Church in America.

Background

Seegers, John Conrad was born on October 6, 1867 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Son of John C. and Mary Dorothea (Schroeder) Seegers.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Newberry (South Carolina.) College, 1888, Doctor of Divinity, 1909. Graduate Mount Airy (Philadelphia) Theological Seminary, 1891. Honorary Master of Arts, Muhlenberg College, Pennsylvania, 1907.

Career

Ministry, 1891; pastor Richmond, Virginia, 1891-1894, Albany, New York, 1895-1901, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1901-1911, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1911-1914, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1918-1921. Professor practical theology, Lutheran Seminary, Columbia, South Carolina., 1914-1918, Lutheran Seminary, Mount Airy, Philadelphia, since 1921.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Explanation of Common Service, 1908. The Church for the Ages, 1922. Co-editor of Gospel Preaching for the Day (2 vols.).

Membership

Served as chairman English mission division Board of America Missions, United Lutheran Church in America.

Connections

Married May Erwin Ide, February 14, 1893. Children: John Conrad, Theodore Ide (deceased), Virginia May, Francis H. (deceased), Florence M., L. Walter, Sarah D., Ernest F. M. Ordained Lutheran.

father:
John C. Seegers

mother:
Mary Dorothea (Schroeder) Seegers

spouse:
May Erwin Ide

child:
John Conrad Seegers

child:
Theodore Ide Seegers (deceased)

child:
Virginia May Seegers

child:
Francis H. Seegers (deceased)

child:
Florence M. Seegers

child:
L. Walter Seegers

child:
Sarah D. Seegers

child:
Ernest F. M. Ordained Luth Seegers