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Adolph Frederick Schauffler, D.D. (1845-1919), was born at Pera, Constantinople, Turkey, on November 7, 1845, son of Rev. William Gottlieb Schauffler, D. D., L.L.D., a missionary and his wife Mary Reynolds Schauffler, was a direct descendent of the Puritans of Massachusetts.

In 1867, he graduated William College, Massachusetts.

In 1870, U. S. Census, he is listed as a resident at Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts. There he attended Andover Theological Seminary studying under Dr. E. A. Park and Dr. Austin Phelps. He graduated Andover in 1871.

In 1887, he married Julia Baker at St. Moritz, Switzerland. They had no issue.

In 1903, he was awarded the Doctor of Divinity at New York University.

Schauffler worked in the United Charities Building where Lyman Haynes Low also kept his office.

Fig. Rev. Adolphus F. Schauffler, D.D., correspondence with Henry Chapman, Jr., corner card : New York Missionary and Tract Society, machine cancel postmarked April 16, 1909, Madison Square Station, New York, franked by Scott #332. There are many letters from Schauffler in the Lupia Numismatic Library. Courtesy Lupia Numismatic Library, Special Collection, The Chapman Family Correspondence Archive.

He died at age 73 of heart disease at his residence 400 Park Avenue, Manhattan, New York, on February 18, 1919.

Bibliography :

Who's Who in New York State (1914) : 633

Boston Transcript, February 19, 1919

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, February 19, 1919, page 3

A. H. McKinney, "Adolph Frederick Schauffler, D.D.," Biblical Review, Vol. 4 (1919) : 331-347