1859–1930
Friedrich Wilhelm Herzberger

Introduction

Born: Oc­to­ber 23, 1859, Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land.

Died: Au­gust 26, 1930, St. Lou­i­s, Mis­sou­ri.

Buried: Con­cor­dia Ce­me­te­ry, St. Lou­is, Mis­sou­ri.

Biography

Frederick was the son of Fried­rich Au­gust Herz­berg­er, and hus­band of Mar­tha Schroe­ter.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at Con­cor­dia Se­mi­na­ry, St. Lou­is, Mis­sou­ri. After gra­du­a­tion, he held pas­tor­ates in Car­son, Kansas; Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and Ham­mond, In­di­a­na.

He was al­so a pi­o­neer mis­sion­a­ry in Ar­kan­sas, be­came the first ci­ty mis­sion­a­ry (in St. Lou­is) of the Lu­ther­an Mis­sou­ri Sy­nod in 1899, and worked for ma­ny mis­sion­a­ry and char­i­ta­ble caus­es.

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