Preuss, Arthur

Preuss, Arthur

(1871–1934) Catholic writer; born in St. Louis, Mo. An important voice in the German-American Catholic community, he launched the Catholic Review (later, Catholic Fortnightly Review) (1894) and from 1896 was literary editor of B. Herder, a German Catholic publishing company. He wrote widely for the Catholic press and translated theological works from German.
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