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224   MEN OF CANADA.

REV. FREDERICK VEIT, Tavi-
stock, Out., was born on the
16th of February, 2845, at
Michelbach, Kingdom of AVurtemberg,
Germany. He received his education
in Germany, at the Lutheran Seminary,
Philadelphia, Pa., and at Thiel College,
Pennsylvania. He was trained for the
ministry, and as soon as his education
was completed, joined the Lutheran
Ministerium of Pennsylvania. He was
ordained on the 29th of Dlay, 1872, and
accepted a call to the Lutheran Trinity
Church, Tavistock, and was inducted
in June, 1872. Since his pastorate there
the membership of the church has

largely increased, and one of the most beautiful churches in Western Ontario has been erected. It has a very large tower, in which are three bells, and a clock with four dials. 'NIr. Veit has been twice president of the Canada Synod, having held that office for the past four years, previous to that held the sauce office for three years, has been eY-aminerof candidates for the past 15 rears, and for four years, co-editor of the Kerzlmnbloll, the organ of his denomination. 'Ir. Veit has been twice married—first on November i, 1872, to Elizabeth Stahlschmidt, and again in November, 1877, to Marth Halleen.

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