Term: Lochner, John Frederick Carl 1822 - 1902
Definition: Lutheran clergyman, author, b. Nuremberg, Germany. He studied art, education, and theology, specializing in liturgics. After coming to America in 1845, he served Lutheran churches at Toledo (Ohio), Pleasant Ridge and Collinsville (Ill.), Milwaukee (Trinity), and Springfield (Ill.). He was one of the drafters of the constitution of the Missouri Synod of the Lutheran Church, founder of its first teachers' seminary, and editor of a missionary periodical. Lochner wrote several books on liturgical subjects, a volume of sermons, devotional books for Lent and Easter, and others. L. E. Fuerbringer, et al., eds., Concordia Cyclopedia (St. Louis, 1927); O. F. Hattstaedt, Hist. of S. Wis. Dist. of Evangelical Lutheran Synod ... Mimeo. trans. from the Ger., 1942, State Hist. Soc. Wis.; Milwaukee Germania, Feb. 15, 1902; Milwaukee Sentinel, Feb. 14, 15, 1902.
[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]