21 March 2015

Rev. Charles Frederic Blume

1860 — ?

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BLUME, Charles F., clergyman; born in Jordan, Minn., Oct. 2, 1860; son of Ernest A. and Sophia C. (Festing) Blume; raised on farm near Jordan, Minn.; educated in district school; German Catholic parochial school and city public schools, Jordan; Iowa Wesleyan University and German College, Mt. Pleasant, Ia., graduating from the university, degree of B.S., June, 1882; degree of M.S., same university, 1885.  Married at Highland, Ill., April 22, 1884, to Miss Bertha E. Fiegenbaum.  Four years presiding elder St. Paul district, of the Northern German Conference; held appointments 2 years in Stlllwater, 7 in St. Paul, 7 in Minneapolis, and since 1898, in Winona.  Recreations:  Outdoor diversions.  Address:  Winona, Minn.

Source: The Book of Minnesotans: a Biographical Dictionary of Leading Living Men of the State of Minnesota, edited by Albert Nelson Marquis (Chicago, Illinois: A. N. Marquis & Company, 1907), page 49.


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BLUME, Rev. Charles Frederic, D.D.: b. Oct. 2, 1860, Jordan, Minn.; s. Earnest Wm. and Christina Earnstina Blume; educ. pub. sch.; German Coll. (Mt. Pleasant, Ia.); Ia. Wesleyan Univ. B.S. '82, M.S. '85 D.D. '07; m. Apr. 22, 1884 Bertha Emelia Fiegenbaum; c. Julius H., Clarence E., Florence M., Franklin L. Pastorates: Stillwater, Minn. '82; (1st) Minneapolis '84; (2nd) St. Paul '86; Pres. Elder St. Paul Dist '89-'93; (Central) Minneapolis '93; Winona '98; Dist. Supt. So. Minn. Dist. '07-'10; Minneapolis Dist.'10-'12; (1st) St. Paul '12 -- (Northern German Conf.). Conf. sec. 9 yrs. Mem. Gen. Conf. '12. Trus. St. Paul's Coll. Author: "Daniel, an Example for the Young Men of Today," pamphlet. Contrib. to ch. papers. Address: 347 Van Slyke Court, St. Paul, Minn. M. E.

Source: Who's Who in American Methodism, edited and compiled by Carl Fowler Price (New York: E. B. Treat & Company, 1916), page 22.

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