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Photo of O. C. Smith, Superintendent, Illinois Pythian Home for Children.

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Photograph of O. C. Smith, (b. 1876; D. 1/15/1949). Superintendent Illinois Pythian Home for Children in Decatur 1932-1938. Went to Benton, IL. from Decatur. Service Benton as City attorney 6 years, corporation counsel 4 years and city judge 4 years.…

Photo of Rev. Horace Reed

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Photograph of Rev. Horace Reed; (died 11/15/1914). Methodist minister who at the time of death was one of the oldest in the Methodist conference. He came to the pastorate of the First Methodist Church in Decatur in 1874 and remained 2 years. He…