Kramer Portrait
Rev. G.W. Birkmann


Third President of Texas District
Served 1912-1920

The Rev. Gotthilf Birkmann was often considered a giant among men, not only in the Texas District but within the entire Synod. Birkmann was an outstanding theologian, historian, linguist and scientist. Insects previously unknown to science were discovered by Birkmann at Fedor during his pastoral service there.