Born: March 21, 1867, Norddalen, Norway.
Died: October 2, 1937, Chicago, Illinois.
Buried: Lutheran Cemetery, Decorah, Iowa.
Starting around 1883, Døving spent seven years in South Africa, teaching at the Schreuder Mission in Natal.
He emigrated to America in 1890, graduated from Luther Seminary (1896) and Luther College, Decorah, Iowa (BA 1903).
He served as pastor in Lutheran churches in Red Wing and Montevideo, Minnesota, and Brooklyn, New York, and was a
city missionary to Chicago.
He is best known as a translator of German and Scandinavian hymns. Over 30 of his translations appear in the 1913 Lutheran Hymnary.
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