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Ludwig Ernst Fuerbringer Collection

Identifier: M-0027

Scope and Contents

The collection contains miscellaneous essays, biographical materials, photographs, correspondence, sermons, files, class notebooks, lecture notes, etc. See the link to the finding aid under the External Documents header.


  • 1880 - 1930


Biographical / Historical

Ludwig Fuerbringer was born on 29 May 1864 in Frankenmuth, Michigan. After attending both Concordia College (Fort Wayne) and Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis), he was called to assist his father (Ottomar) at the Lorenzkirche in 1885. In 1893 he was called to teach at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis). From 1931 to 1943 he served as the president of the seminary. He also served on numerous synodical boards including the Board for Foreign Missions and the Committee on Constitutional matters. For forty-six years Ludwig was the editor of "Der Lutheraner". He died on 6 May 1947.


8.33 Linear Feet (Twenty 5" document boxes)

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Physical Location

A-02-03-1 to A-02-03-4
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Repository Details

Part of the Concordia Historical Institute Repository

804 Seminary Place
Saint Louis MO 63105 USA