|Birth: ||Jun. 15, 1896, Russian Federation|
|Death: ||Dec. 5, 1937|
District Of Columbia, USA
From Alaska State Library
Rev. Dr. Tikhon Ioannikievich Lavrischeff, JD, LL.D.
Born June 15, 1896, Samara, Russia. Died Dec. 5, 1937, Washington, DC
Educated eight years at Sorochinskaya Teachers School, after which he was admitted to the Law Faculty of Tomsk University. He became Reverend T. I. Lavrischeff after completing studies at Samara Ecclesiastical Seminary in 1915.
Honorably discharged in 1920 from 2nd Captain, 2nd Siberian Regiment to serve the Law Faculty at Harbin, China.
December 28, 1924, Rev. Lavrischeff arrived in Sitka, Alaska, with Rt. Rev. Amphilohy, Bishop of Alaska. Here he was ordained and received Holy Orders as a priest to the Region of Prince William Sound and Copper River. For his very successful missionary work, he received several awards and was appointed Ecclesiastical Superintendent of the Central and Northern Districts of Alaska, Russian Orthodox Church. Trips to the interior included establishing a school at Chitina and building a new Community House, school rooms, and library, at Chenega, with the help of the men of Latouche. The complete record of his service was recorded and filed May 9, 1927, in the Court House, Cordova, Alaska, updated later in Vol. 8, page 180 of the same record.
During a leave of absence in 1929 to attend the University of Calif. at Berkeley, he earned a second doctorate, in literature, with dissertations on the History of Education in Russia and the History of Education in Alaska. Upon completion of teaching assignments for the University, he married Mary Eloise Bauder, a teacher and returned to found schools in Alaska for the Dept. of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. Additional publications included ALEUT TALES in American Anthropologist and for the Alaska Historical Association in Juneau, a special collection of the Legends of the Aboriginal Tribes of Alaska.
December, 1936, Dr. Lavrischeff moved his family, including sons John and David, to Washington, DC, to write his experiences in Alaska for the Library of Congress. He died there in December, 1937.
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Prince George's County
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Record added: Jul 28, 2010
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Rest in Peace Rev Lavrischeff. Your family members continue to carry on the Lord's work|
Added: Sep. 19, 2010