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Mr. Charles F. Jessen

Mr. Charles F. Jessen

Mr. Charles F. Jessen and student body 1900.

The first teacher to be called by Immanuel was Charles F. Jessen in 1898. He taught at Immanuel from 1898 to 1900. Mr. Jessen was a graduate of Addison, Illinois Teacher's College of River Forest. Mr. Jessen and Pastor Duessel were the first teachers of Immanuel Lutheran School. The first teachers faced a tremendous task. Until 1906, each teacher taught all eight grades with the help of the Pastor.