ROETTER, Paulus (1806- 1894), born most likely in Nuremberg, landscape and botanical
painter. Studied art in Düsseldorf and Munich. In 1825 he went to Switzerland where he stayed for 20 years before he emigrated to America in 1845. He settled in St. Louis and became an
Evangelical pastor and schoolteacher. After serving in the Civil War, Roetter became an associate of Louis Agassiz at Harvard.