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Hoyler, Clement, 1872-1957



  • Existence: 1872 - 1957


Clement Hoyler was born on May 12, 1872 in Laketown, Minnesota. He graduated from the Moravian Seminary in 1892. In 1896, he was sent to Alberta, Canada, to serve as the first home missionary among the Moravian immigrants who were coming to the Canadian West. In 1903, Hoyler became a Bishop of the Moravian Church, one of the youngest brethren in America ever to have been chosen for this office. Hoyler served for four years in Elizabeth, N.J. before embarking on the pioneer mission in Canada. Hoyler later became the leader of Moravian work in Canada, and the first president of the Canada district. He died on January 21, 1957.

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Clement Hoyler essays

Identifier: Mss-151
Stefansson Mss-151
Date(s): 1938 to 1948

Clement Hoyler (1872-1957), Moravian missionary. Consist of Hoyler's essays on Samuel Kleinschmidt, Jan August Miertsching, and Hans Torgersen, Moravian missionaries who served in Alaska, Canada, and Greenland.

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