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Letter of 30 July 1953
[From the Guardian:]
30 July 1953
To the National Spiritual Assembly
PROFOUNDLY GRIEVED PASSING DEARLY LOVED OUTSTANDINGLY STAUNCH HAND CAUSE FRED SCHOPFLOCHER.1 NUMEROUS MAGNIFICENT SERVICES EXTENDING OVER THIRTY YEARS ADMINISTRATIVE TEACHING SPHERES UNITED STATES
|1.||Siegfried Schopflocher—known as the “Temple Builder” because of his great contributions to the completion of the first Mashriqu’l-Adhkár of the West, appointed a Hand of the Cause of God in 1952, died in Montreal in 1953. For a review of his “numerous, magnificent services” see The Bahá’í World Vol. XII, 664–666, In Memoriam. [ Back To Reference]|
|2.||William Sutherland Maxwell—architect of the Shrine of the Báb, appointed a Hand of the Cause of God in 1951, died in Montreal in 1952. His “saintly life” is described in The Bahá’í World Vol. XII, 657–662, In Memoriam. [ Back To Reference]|