August W. Kjellstrand
KJELLSTRAND, August W. b. Skoefde, Vastergötland, Sweden, 10 February 1864; d. 29 October 1930. His family emigrated to the USA in 1870, when August was a child. He was closely associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod of North America: he graduated from Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, in 1885. He was appointed to Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas, to teach Latin in 1886. After a further period of study, he returned to Bethany in 1893.
He graduated from Augustana Theological College in 1897, and served as pastor, Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fitchburg, Massachusetts (1897-99), and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Providence, Rhode Island (1899-1902). In 1906...
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