Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Flickinger, Daniel Kumler

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FLICKINGER, Daniel Kumler, bishop of the United Brethren, b. in Sevenmile, Ohio, 25 May, 1824. He received an academic education, became corresponding secretary of the United Brethren church missionary society in 1857, and held office by re-election till 1885, when he was chosen foreign missionary bishop. He has made eight missionary tours to Africa, and done work on the frontiers of the United States and among Chinese emigrants. Otterbein university, Ohio, gave him the degree of D. D. in 1875. Dr. Flickinger has published “Off-Hand Sketches in Africa” (Dayton, Ohio, 1857); “Sermons,” with Rev. William J. Shuey (1859); “Ethiopia, or Twenty-six Years of Missionary Life in Western Africa” (1877); and “The Church's Marching Orders” (1879).