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Photo of Cleveland Avenue Methodist Church.

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Photograph of the Cleveland Avenue Methodist Church located at 904 Cleveland Avenue, Decatur, IL.

Photo of Dr. Benjamin F. Shipp

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Photograph of Dr. Benjamin F. Shipp (born 1861; died Dec 1937). Superintendent of the Decatur District of the Illinois Methodist conference from 1905 to 1910. Photo ran 1906.

Photo of Dr. Clarence True Wilson

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Photograph of Dr. Clarence True Wilson (died 2/16/1939). Internationally known prohibitionist and Methodist church temperance board founder. He was the founder and for 25 years head of the Methodist church board of Temperance, prohibition and public…

Photo of Dr. Walter F. Day and Carlos Kincaid, pastors Grace United Methodist Church.

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Photographs of Dr. Walter F. Day (died 12/24/1974) and Carlos Kincaid. Dr. Day is welcoming Carlos Kincaid as a new pastor to Grace United Methodist Church. For more information on Carlos Kincaid; see Decatur Review dated 7/5/1949.

Photo of Rev. H. C. Gibbs

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Photograph of Rev. H. C. Gibbs, member of the Preacher's Aid Society for 42 years. He was at one time pastor of the First Methodist Church in Decatur, coming in here in 1901. He was connected with the society in various relationships, as, pastor,…

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…

Photo of Rev. John C. Willits

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Photograph of Rev. John c. Willits, former pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church in Decatur. (Now First United Methodist church). He was pastor of that church from 1908-1912. After leaving Decatur he became pastor at Grand Rapids, Mich. and…

Photo of Rev. Leon W. Kern

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Photograph of Rev. Leon W. Kern; first pastor Wesley Methodist Church, Brush College Road, (1927-1928). Attended Millikin University while here. Photo by Seitz Studio. Ran Review 11/13/1927.