Benedict Lust

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Benedict Lust
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As seen in "Universal Naturopathic Encyclopedia" (1918)

Born 3 February 1872(1872-02-03) 
Michelbach, Baden (Germany)
Died 5 September 1945 (73) [1]
Butler, New Jersey
Nationality German; American (from 1900) [2]
Alma mater 1902, Universal College of Osteopathy in New York
Workplace(s) American School of Naturopathy; American Naturopathic Association
Field(s) Naturopathy
Spouse(s) Aloysia (Louise) Stroebele (m. 1901) [3]

Benedict Lust (February 3, 1872 - September 5, 1945) was a German-born osteopathic physician, promoter of naturopathy, publisher of an extensive library of texts on healthful living and unconventional medicine, and founder of the American Naturopathic Association.

Selected Bibliography


  1. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), Benedict Lust, 1945; Burial, Butler, Morris, New Jersey, United States of America, Mount Calvary Cemetery; citing record ID 36598167, Find a Grave,
  2. "New York Naturalization Index (Soundex), 1792-1906," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 February 2015), Benedict Lust, 1900; citing , New York, New York, United States, Index to Naturalization Petitions filed in Federal, state and local court in New York, 1792-1906, NARA microfilm publication M1674 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 145; FHL microfilm 1,420,411.
  3. "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 March 2015), Benedict Lust and Aloisia Stroebele, 11 Jun 1901; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,570,513.