William A. Petzoldt, American missionary. Member Delta Upsilon.; Mason (32°, Shriner).
Petzoldt, William A. was born on August 1, 1872 in Lowville, New York, United States. Son of William Frederick and Caroline (Hertzig) Petzoldt.
Graduate Marion (New York) Collegiate Institute, 1893. Bachelor of Arts, University of Rochester, 1897. Doctor of Divinity, Linfield College, McMinnville.
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.
Member Delta Upsilon. Mason (32°, Shriner). Clubs: Rotary, Commercial.
Married Anna F. Krieg, April. Children: Genevieve, Neola (Mistress Jay Fitzgerald), Cedric (deceased).