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Otto Ludwig Proehl

Clergyman , educator

Otto Ludwig Proehl, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Proehl, Otto Ludwig was born on April 12, 1887 in Castleton, Illinois, United States. Son of Carl and Angie (Schwartz) Proehl.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wartburg College, Clinton, Iowa, 1907. Graduate Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, Iowa, 1910. Post-graduate work, University of Rostock, Germany, 1910-1911, University of Leipzig, 1911-1912, University of Chicago, 1935-1938.

Studied summers, University of Wisconsin and Columbia University.

Career

Ordained ministry Lutheran Church, 1912. Pastor Trinity Church, Woods Run, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1912-1916, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Galveston, Texas, 1916-1919. President Wartburg College, 1919-1935.

Pastor Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Philo, Illinois Address: Philo, Illinois.

Connections

Married Caroline Reinhard, April. Children: Carl William, Paul Otto, Elsa Carolina, Louise Mathilda.

father:
Carl Proehl

mother:
Angie (Schwartz) Proehl

spouse:
Caroline Reinhard

child:
Carl William Proehl

child:
Paul Otto Proehl

child:
Elsa Carolina Proehl

child:
Louise Mathilda Proehl