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BOMBERGER, John Henry Augustus, clergyman, born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 13 January 1817. He was graduated at Marshall College in 1837, and at Mercersburg theological seminary in 1838; was ordained a minister of the German Reformed Church the same year, was a pastor at Waynesborough, Pennsylvania, in 1840-'5, at Easton, Pennsylvania, in 1845-'54, and in the 1st Reformed Church of Philadelphia from 1854 till 1870, when he became president of Ursinus College, at Collegeville, Pennsylvania He translated six volumes of Herzog's "Protestant Theological and Ecclesiastical Encyclopaedia," condensed into two volumes (Philadelphia, 1856-'8), and published "Five Years at Race Street Church" (1859); "The Revised Liturgy" (1866); "Reformed not Ritualistic" (1867).
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