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Gottlieb Reim Presidency , 1864 - 1865

Identifier: S013.03
The bulk of these records consists of the correspondence recieved by the first four presidents of the Wisconsin Synod. The following men held the position and were elected pro-tempore:

Johannes Muehlhaeuser December 1849-June 1860

Johannes Bading June 1860-August 1863

Gotlieb Reim September 1863-June 1865

Wilhelm Striessguth June 1865 - June 1867

Johannes Bading June 1867 -June 1889.

The collection also consists of correspondence collected by from various personal collections as noted in Koehler's custodial history.


  • 1864 - 1865

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From the Collection: 31 Box : 19 record cartons, 9 hollinger boxes, 3 cartons loose material.


This series contains the letters to and from President Gottlieb Reim during his tenure as Synod President from 1864 to 1865/.

Biographical / Historical

Gottlieb Reim served as synod president while John Bading was in Europe raising funds for a seminary.

Repository Details

Part of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Archives Repository