Elected: Marcus C. Lohrmann, 47, as bishop of the Northwestern Ohio Synod, effective July 1.
When: May 17, on the fifth ballot, 307-200 over Paul Hegele, pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Toledo, Ohio.
Bio: Pastor of Olivet Lutheran Church, Sylvania, Ohio. Graduate of Concordia Senior College, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Christ Seminary — Seminex, St. Louis. Served congregations in Ohio and Missouri.
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