The Man from Oregon: The Odyssey of a Pioneer Sky Pilot [John Gantenbein, D.D.] 1944 by Charles Schaeffe - German Reform Church

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Title: The Man from Oregon: The Odyssey of a Pioneer Sky Pilot [John Gantenbein, D.D.]

Author: Charles E. Schaeffer, D.D., S.T.D.

Description: Black faux-leather boards with gilt lettering on spine. Pages clean. Dust jacket chipped at head of spine and corners; some soiling to rear panel. DJ in archival sleeve. 126 pp. 7.5 x 5.5 inches.

Biography of the Rev. Dr. John Flint Gantenbein (1825-1916), a minister of the German Reformed Church in Philadelphia and Portland. He was born in Switzerland and in 1851 immigrated to the United States to settle in Philadelphia. Here he opened an orphanage in 1861 which took in many children of the soldiers of German and Swiss descent, or nativity, who had been killed in the Civil War. In 1868 he took a medical degree and In 1874 moved to Portland, Oregon, where he founded the first German Reformed Church at Tenth and Stark streets.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good–

Publisher: Heidelberg Press
Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Year: 1944

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: German Reformed Church, Reformed Church, Oregon, history, Portland, ministers, church, biography, pioneer, Philadelphia,

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