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John F. Seibert

Clergyman

John F. Seibert, American clergyman.

Background

Seibert, John F. was born on August 29, 1868 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Mary (Rader) Seibert.

Education

Student Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, 1887-1889. Graduate Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, 1892. Doctor of Divinity, Carthage College, 1916.

Career

Roy, Florence G. (Mistress Thomas D. Elliott), Ruth M. (Mistress Edw. M. Meltzer), Luther Y., Charles A. Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1892. Successively pastor Fort Madison, Iowa, Sedalia, Missouri, North Platte, Nebraska.

Manager Chicago office Lutheran Public Society, 1912-1923. Superintendent of missions Lutheran Synod of Northern Illinois, 1909-1920. President Illinois Synod United Lutheran Church, 1920-1921.

General Superintendent, Central District Board of Home Missions and Church Extension, United Lutheran Church, 1921-1923. General secretary Board of Home Missions and Church Extension of United Lutheran Church in America, 1923-1926. Secretary English division Board American Missions of United Lutheran Church, 1927-1936, then general assistant superintendent same.

Home: Chicago, Ill.

Connections

Married Florence A. Eliker, July 26, 1892. Children: Edith M. (Mistress Earl L. Lambert), Wm.

father:
William Seibert

mother:
Mary (Rader) Seibert

spouse:
Florence A. Eliker

child:
Edith M. Seibert (Mistress Earl L. Lambert)

child:
Wm Seibert