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Walter Erwin Schuette

Clergyman

Walter Erwin Schuette, American clergyman. member American Lutheran Conference Commission on Church Unity, since 1940; member International Mark Twain Society, 1944.

Background

Schuette, Walter Erwin was born on November 14, 1867 in Delaware, Ohio, United States. Son of Conrad Herman Louis and Victoria Mary (Wirth) Schuette.

Education

Graduate Capital University Academy, Columbus, Ohio, 1881. Bachelor of Arts, Capital University, 1885, Doctor of Divinity, 1925. Graduate Lutheran Seminary Columbus, 1888.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1888. Pastor successively Detroit, Michigan, Bellevue and Toledo, O., until 1914. Editor The Lutheran Standard, Columbus, 1909-1915, The American Lutheran Survey, 1914-1917.

Pastor Wheeling, West Virginia, 1917-1922. President Eastern District Joint Synod of Ohio and Other States, 1922-1930. President Eastern District American Lutheran Church, since 1931.

Vice-president American Lutheran Church, 1936-1944. Member American Lutheran Conference Commission on Church Unity, since 1940. Editor Pastor’s Monthly, 1922-1928.

Advisory council American Bible Society, since 1938. Lecturer. Honorary member International Mark Twain Society, 1944. Author: Her Place Assigned, 1896.

The Devotional Life of the Church Worker, 1921. God Is Faithful, 1925. Moments with God, 1925.

The Best Possible Sunday School, 1928. God Save the Home, 1940. Keeping the Faith, 1941.

Also 19 juvenile stories and 8 playlets. Home: 235 Bank St., Sewickley, Pa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Her Place Assigned, 1896. The Devotional Life of the Church Worker, 1921. God Is Faithful, 1925.Moments with God, 1925. The Best Possible Sunday School, 1928. God Save the Home, 1940.Keeping the Faith, 1941. Also 19 juvenile stories and 8 playlets.

Membership

Member American Lutheran Conference Commission on Church Unity, since 1940. Member International Mark Twain Society, 1944.

Connections

Married Clyda Pearl Helsel, June 26, 1890. Children: Helen Beatrice (deceased), Faith (Mistress Harmon W. Eibling), Jessie Ruth (Mistress Raymond F. Crump), Winona Emma (deceased), Conrad Herman Louis, Corine Louise (Mistress William F. Hamman), Walter Erwin.

father:
Conrad Herman Louis Schuette

mother:
Victoria Mary (Wirth) Schuette

spouse:
Clyda Pearl Helsel

child:
Conrad Herman Louis Schuette

child:
Winona Emma Schuette (deceased)

child:
Corine Louise Schuette (Mistress William F. Hamman)

child:
Walter Erwin Schuette

child:
Faith Schuette (Mistress Harmon W. Eibling)

child:
Jessie Ruth Schuette (Mistress Raymond F. Crump)

child:
Helen Beatrice Schuette (deceased)