Lesta, Adalbert Gustav Michael

Profession: 
Clergy
Biography: 

Pastor Adalbert Gustav Michael Lesta was born 20 November 1869 (other sources: 2 December) in Dorpat, Estonia. He died 21 October 1941 in Brütz, Meckelenburg (Germany). He served the congregations in Yagodnaya Polyana (1896-1897), Samara (1897-1904), Tobolks (1904-1909), Tomsk (1909-1914), and Vladivostok (1914-1922). In October 1922, he immigrated to Germany.

Source(s): 

- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 155.

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