Moerder, Ivan Karlovich
Hearing. After careers in the Russian military and at the Russian court, was appointed an honorary trustee at the St. Petersburg Institute for the deaf. Taking a deep interest in the problems of the Russian deaf, he successfully petitioned the royal court to establish and endow a foundation, the Guardianship for the Deaf and Dumb, in 1898 and became director of the Guardianship until his death.
1832?-__ November 1907