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Niels Christian Carlsen

Clergyman

Niels Christian Carlsen, Danish clergyman. Decorated Knight of Dannebrog, 1936. Member Board of Elementary Christian Education, United Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1915-1925; member Executive Committee American Lutheran Conference since 1930; member Executive Committee National Lutheran Council.

Background

Carlsen, Niels Christian was born on June 1, 1884 in Denmark. Son of Carl Christian and Ane Christine (Jensen) Carlsen.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1894. Graduate Preseminary of Dana College, Blair, Nebraska, 1907. Graduate in theology, Trinity Seminary, Blair, 1910.

Doctor of Divinity, Capital U., Columbus, Ohio, 1931.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1910. Pastor Superior, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota, 1910-1914, Milltown, Wisconsin, 1914-1919. Royal, Iowa, 1919-1930.

Membership

Member Board of Elementary Christian Education, United Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1915-1925. Member Executive Committee American Lutheran Conference since 1930. Member Executive Committee National Lutheran Council.

Connections

Married Martha Carolina Neve, June 15, 1910. Children: Alvin Samuel, Viggo Immanuel, Verner Neve, Esther Marie, Rhoda Sarah, Raymond Christian, Lois Irene, Stanley Luther, Eunice Carla, Niels Christian.

father:
Carl Christian Carlsen

mother:
Ane Christine (Jensen) Carlsen

spouse:
Martha Carolina Neve

child:
Alvin Samuel Carlsen

child:
Viggo Immanuel Carlsen

child:
Verner Neve Carlsen

child:
Esther Marie Carlsen

child:
Rhoda Sarah Carlsen

child:
Raymond Christian Carlsen

child:
Lois Irene Carlsen

child:
Stanley Luther Carlsen

child:
Eunice Carla Carlsen

child:
Niels Christian Carlsen