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Clergyman

John Henry Charles Fritz, American clergyman.

Background

Fritz, John Henry Charles was born on July 30, 1874 in Martin’s Ferry, Ohio, United States. Son of John and Catherine (Kirchner) Fritz.

Education

Student Concordia College, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1894. Graduate Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, 1897. Doctor of Divinity, Concordia College, Adelaide, Australia, 1930.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1897. Pastor at Bismarck and Pilot Knob, Missouri, 1897-1901, Brooklyn, New York, 1901-1914, Bethlehem Church, St. Louis, 1914-1920. Dean Concordia Theological Seminary, 1920-1940, now instructor homiletics.

President Western District Evangelical Luth Synod of Missouri, Ohio and other states, 1919-1920. Author: The Practical Missionary, 1919. Church Finances, 1922.

Pastoral Theology, 1932. The Preachers Manual, 1941. Essentials of Preaching, 1948.

Home: 6525 San Bonita, St. Louis.

Works

Connections

Married Emilie Koerber, December 29, 1898. Children: Martha Esther (Mistress Walter A. Baepler), Ruth Emilie (Mistress Adolph R. Meyer), Henry Arthur Paul.

father:
John Fritz

mother:
Catherine (Kirchner) Fritz

spouse:
Emilie Koerber

child:
Martha Esther Fritz (Mistress Walter A. Baepler)

child:
Ruth Emilie Fritz (Mistress Adolph R. Meyer)

child:
Henry Arthur Paul Fritz