Schaeffer, David Frederick, Dd
Schaeffer, David Frederick, D.D.
a Lutheran minister, was born at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 22, 1787. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1807, and, having finished his theological course, took charge of the evangelical Lutheran congregation at Frederick City, Maryland, in July 1808. He was ordained at Philadelphia in 1812, and in 1829 was unanimously elected principal of the Frederick Academy, He died at Frederick City, May 5, 1837. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 1:123.