Willms, Johann (19th/20th centuries)

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Johann Willms, a milling industrialist of Halbstadt, Molotschna, Russia, was a significant leader in economical and cultural life of the Mennonites before and after the Russian Revolution of 1917. He was the chairman of the Bureau der Molotschnaer Mennonitischen Vereinigung and co-chairman of the Allgemeiner Mennonitische Kongress of 1917.


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Friesen, Peter M. Die Alt-Evangelische Mennonitische Brüderschaft in Russland (1789-1910) im Rahmen der mennonitischen Gesamtgeschichte. Halbstadt: Verlagsgesellschaft "Raduga", 1911: 694 ff.

"Protokoll des Allgemeinen Mennonitischen Kongresses in Ohrloff, 1917."

Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1959

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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1137. All rights reserved.

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