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Bishop elections

Elected: Michael A. Last, 54, as bishop, Western Iowa Synod, effective July 1.

When: April 21, on the fifth ballot, 240-217 over David B. Zellmer, pastor of Lutheran Memorial, Pierre, S.D.

Bio: Assistant to the bishop, Western Iowa Synod. Served four congregations in Iowa. Graduate of North-western Lutheran Seminary (now Luther Seminary), St. Paul, Minn.

Replaces: Curtis H. Miller, whose term ends June 30.

 

Re-elected: Mark Hanson, bishop of the St. Paul Area Synod, April 21, on the third ballot with 353 of 476 votes.


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