Carl R. Krafft

(1884-1938)


Carl R. Krafft was born in Reading, Ohio, on August 23, 1884. At the time, his father was serving as a preacher for the Johannes Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Reverend Carl F. L. Krafft had been born in 1847 in Regensburg, Bavaria, the son of Pastor Carl Krafft. They were descendants of Adam Krafft, the sculptor of the sixteenth century whose works can still be found about the old town of Nuremberg.