FRY, JACOB: Lutheran; b. at Trappe, Pa., Feb. 9, 1834. He was graduated at Union College in 1851 and the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, Pa., in 1853. He was pastor of the Lutheran Church at Carlisle, Pa., 1854-65, and of Trinity Lutheran Church, Reading, Pa., 1865-96. Since 1891 he has been professor of homiletics and sacred oratory in the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia. He has written History of Trinity Lutheran Church of Reading, Pa. (Reading, Pa., 1894) and Elementar Homiletics (Philadelphia, 1897).