1874–1961

Introduction

Born: Oc­to­ber 14, 1874, Dun­das, Ha­mil­ton, On­ta­rio, Ca­na­da.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 13, 1961, pos­si­bly in Co­lumb­us, Ohio.

Buried: Grove Ci­ty Ce­me­te­ry, Grove Ci­ty, Ohio.

Biography

Emmanuel was the son of Si­mon Pop­pen and Ca­ro­line Buerk­le, and hus­band of An­na Tre­bel.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at Ca­pi­tal Un­i­ver­si­ty, Co­lum­bus, Ohio (BA 1893, DD 1928); the Gra­du­ate Lu­ther­an Se­mi­na­ry, Co­lum­bus, Ohio (1895); and Au­gus­ta­na Col­lege, Rock Is­land, Il­li­nois (Doctor of Hu­mane Let­ters, 1942).

Ordained in 1895, Pop­pen served pas­tor­ates in Ohio, and was pre­si­dent of the Am­eri­can Lu­ther­an Church (1937–50).

Works

Poppen was on the Lu­ther­an In­ter­sy­nod­i­cal Hym­nal Com­mit­tee that pro­duced the 1930 Amer­i­can Lu­ther­an hym­nal.

His oth­er works in­clude:

Sources

Music

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