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William A. Petzoldt

Missionary

William A. Petzoldt, American missionary. Member Delta Upsilon.; Mason (32°, Shriner).

Background

Petzoldt, William A. was born on August 1, 1872 in Lowville, New York, United States. Son of William Frederick and Caroline (Hertzig) Petzoldt.

Education

Graduate Marion (New York) Collegiate Institute, 1893. Bachelor of Arts, University of Rochester, 1897. Doctor of Divinity, Linfield College, McMinnville.

Oregon, 1929.

Career

Ordained to Baptist ministry, 1898. Pastor Sheridan, Wyoming, 1899-1803. Has been a pioneer missionary since 1903 to the Crow Indians, who had held a council and asked for this teacher of “the Jesus Road”.

Has founded 7 mission stations, with chs., schools, etc., among the Crows. Lecturer on Indian life. Contributor to periodicals.

Membership

Member Delta Upsilon. Mason (32°, Shriner). Clubs: Rotary, Commercial.

Connections

Married Anna F. Krieg, April. Children: Genevieve, Neola (Mistress Jay Fitzgerald), Cedric (deceased).

father:
William Frederick Petzoldt

mother:
Caroline (Hertzig) Petzoldt

spouse:
Anna F. Krieg

child:
Genevieve Petzoldt

child:
Neola Petzoldt (Mistress Jay Fitzgerald)

child:
Cedric Petzoldt (deceased)