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Rev Lars Paul Esbjörn

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Rev Lars Paul Esbjörn

Birth
Delsbo, Hudiksvalls kommun, Gävleborgs län, Sweden
Death
2 Jul 1870 (aged 61)
Ostervala, Heby kommun, Uppsala län, Sweden
Burial
Heby kommun, Uppsala län, Sweden Add to Map
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Swedish Lutheran pastor who emigrated to America in 1849.
Became a pastor at Andover and Moline, IL, serving from 1849-1858.
He became a professor of theology at Illinois State University, Springfield, IL, serving from 1858 to 1860. He then became a professor at Augustana Seminary in Chicago, IL, serving also as its president from 1860-1863.
He helped to organize the Augustana Synod in 1860, returning to Sweden to serve as a pastor at the Lutheran Church in Östervåla from 1863 to 1870.
Swedish Lutheran pastor who emigrated to America in 1849.
Became a pastor at Andover and Moline, IL, serving from 1849-1858.
He became a professor of theology at Illinois State University, Springfield, IL, serving from 1858 to 1860. He then became a professor at Augustana Seminary in Chicago, IL, serving also as its president from 1860-1863.
He helped to organize the Augustana Synod in 1860, returning to Sweden to serve as a pastor at the Lutheran Church in Östervåla from 1863 to 1870.


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