David Bruening

December 10, 1869, Richmond, Virginia.

May 2, 1934, Baltimore, Maryland.

The son of German immigrants, Brüning graduated from Elmhurst College in 1889, and Eden Seminary, Webster Groves, Missouri, in 1892. He was ordained at St. Paul’s Church, Chicago, Illinois, in July 1892 by Rudolph John. He went on to serve the parishes of Rosehill, Chicago (1892–98); St. Paul’s, Pekin, Illinois (1898–1904); St. Peter’s, Louisville, Kentucky (1904–20), and St. Matthew’s, Baltimore, Maryland (1920–34). He was also president of the Indiana District of the Evangelical Synod; chairman of the board of directors of Eden Seminary; and editor of the 1917 Evangelical Hymnal.

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