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David Emmert

Full name

David Emmert

Presence at Shimer

18521857

Presence on Earth

1804–1857

Role(s)

Seminary period trustee

David Emmert was a member of the first Board of Trustees of Shimer College, at the dawn of the Seminary period, and was the first white permanent settler in Mount Carroll, where he arrived in 1840. He was pastor of the local Church of the Brethren, and donated the land for the town's first graveyard. He and Nathaniel Halderman partnered to establish the grain mill on the Waukarusha.

His sons included Jacob Emmert, first publisher of the Republican, and David B. Emmert, who briefly operated the Republican after the departure of D.H. Wheeler in 1857.

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