Frederick Hermann Knubel Photo

Frederick Hermann Knubel

Born: May 22, 1870

Death: Oct 16, 1945

Birthplace: New York

Nationality: United States

Frederick Hermann Knubel

Date of Birth : May 22, 1870
Date of Death : Oct 16, 1945
Birth Place : New York

Frederick Hermann Knubel was an U.S. Lutheran clergyman and first president of the United Lutheran Church in America from 1918 to October 1944. Knubel was born in New York to Friedrich C. Knubel, a German-born grocer who had immigrated in 1855, and his wife, Katherine. He was educated in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and at the Theologisches Seminar and University of Leipzig. He was a pastor in New York from 1896 to 1918. On July 2, 1924, he offered the invocation at the opening of the twelfth session of the 1924 Democratic National Convention.

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