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Milton S. Ernstmeyer Papers

Identifier: Collection ID-0311

Scope and Contents

The collection contains Ernstmeyer's original orders for the military chaplaincy from 1943 to 1970 and several Armed Forces editions of the New Testament, Psalms, and the Book of Prayers. An additional folder of biographical information is also included which was moved from the CHI biographical files February 2016. A preliminary inventory is in Box 2.


  • 1941 - 1991

Biographical / Historical

Milton Ernstmeyer was born on 16 September 1916 in Hayland, Nebraska. He attended Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, before entering the naval chaplaincy in 1943. He died in 2016.


.2 Linear Feet (One 2" document box; One 3" x 5" card box)

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Repository Details

Part of the Concordia Historical Institute Repository

804 Seminary Place
Saint Louis MO 63105 USA