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Rev George Alfred Taylor Rygh

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Rev George Alfred Taylor Rygh

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 16 Jul 1942 (aged 82)
Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Kenyon, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section W
Memorial ID 36042220 View Source

Parents: Andreas Torgersen & Andrine Andersdatter Rygh

Lutheran pastor at Portland, ME 1884; Grand Forks, ND 1890-1891; Chicago, IL 1899-1910; Minneapolis, MN 1920-1930.
He served as a teacher at Wittenberg Academy from 1889 to 1890, North Dakota University from 1891-1895, Mt. Horeb, WI from 1895 to 1898, St. Olaf College from 1910 to 1913.
He edited the "United Lutheran" from 1909 to 1914, the "American Lutheran Survey" from 1914-1921 and the "Lutheran Herald" from 1925 to 1942.
He translated numerous Scandinavian hymns into English as well as authoring numerous books.

Information obtained from cyberhymnal.org and Christian Cyclopedia.


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