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Charles Louis Loos
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1823
Woerth
Departement du Bas-Rhin
Alsace, France
Death: Feb. 7, 1912
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Professor Loos was born in Woerth, Bas Rhin (Alsace), France. He immigrated from France in 1834 with his mother, brother, and sisters to join his father in Stark County, Ohio. His father had preceded the family the previous year. After graduating from Bethany College in 1846, he stayed on as a professor in the Primary (pre-college level) Department. His academic career included the Collegiate Institute in Somerset, Pennsylvania (1853-1857), President of Eureka College in Eureka, Illinois (1857-1858), returning to Bethany as Professor of Ancient Languages (Hebrew, Greek, and Latin) from 1858-1880, and Kentucky University (now Transylvania University) as President from 1880 until his retirement in 1897. His legacy is in his children and their descendants and also in his students, many of whom went on to careers as academics, ministers, and missionaries.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jacques George Loos (1795 - 1833)
  Catherine Philippina Kull Loos (1795 - 1868)
 
 Spouse:
  Rosetta Erina Kerr Loos (1825 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Louis Loos (1849 - 1917)*
  William James Loos (1851 - 1930)*
  Louise E. Loos Campbell (1853 - 1927)*
  Oberlin Tissot Loos (1854 - 1928)*
  Emily Loos Dabney (1858 - 1930)*
  Rosetta Erina Loos (1860 - 1862)*
  Frederick Virginus Loos (1861 - 1930)*
  Emile Kerr Loos (1863 - 1865)*
  Wilhelmine Bishop Loos (1865 - 1941)*
  Theodore F. Loos (1866 - 1873)*
 
 Siblings:
  Emily Sophie Loos Parker (1822 - 1885)*
  Charles Louis Loos (1823 - 1912)
  Louise Catherine Loos Urquhart (1825 - 1906)*
  Dorothea Carolina Loos (1827 - 1827)*
  Philip Jacques Loos (1830 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Charles Louis Loos
Born Woerth-Sur-Sauer, France
1823 - 1912
A Teacher come from God

his wife
Rosetta Erina
Born Newry, Ireland
1825 - 1898
She sang to us of the better land
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section F-1, Lot 60, West 1/2
 
Maintained by: Tom Childers
Originally Created by: Margaret
Record added: May 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36623467
Charles Louis Loos
Added by: Tom Childers
 
Charles Louis Loos
Added by: Margaret
 
Charles Louis Loos
Added by: Margaret
 
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Thank you for your efforts in educating people. May you rest in eternal peace.
- PPC
 Added: Jul. 17, 2014

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 Added: Jun. 6, 2014

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