Born: June 20, 1865, near Richfield, Pennsylvania.
Died: January 6, 1944, at the home of his daughter, Alice Gingerich, near Parnell, Iowa.
Buried: Alverton Cemetery, Alverton, Pennsylvania.
Daniel was the son of Bishop David D. Kauffman and Elizabeth Winey. He married twice, to Ota J. Bowlin and Mary C. Shank.
His family moved to Elkhart, Indiana, in 1866, then to near Versailles, Missouri, in 1869.
After graduating from Missouri State University, he taught school, 1883–97.
He dabbled in local politics briefly, and served as the Morgan County superintendent of schools, 1887–90.
He joined the Mennonite church in 1890, was ordained in October 1892, became a bishop in September 1896, and was well known as a preacher and evangelist.
He eventually became involved in editing various church publications, including the Gospel Herald. He served in various editorial positions for almost four decades, and also as president of Goshen College, 1922–23.
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