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Photograph of 1310 W. Wood St.

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Photograph of 1310 W. Wood St. This house was built in 1908 by Dr. A.R. Taylor, former president of Millikin University. In 1913 it was sold to the Kappa Delta Chi fraternity and later occupied by Sigma Alpha Epsilon when the two fraternities merged.…

Photograph of 1305 W. Main St.

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Photograph of 1305 W. Main St. This house was built by Joseph M. Brownback in 1906 or 1907. In 1937 it was bought by Robert H. Mueller, Jr. who sold it in May 1946 to the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority of Millikin University.

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.

Francis R. Wiley

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Photograph of Francis R. Wiley; prominent Decatur lawyer since 1906. He was Macon Co. Master-in-Chancery from 1934 to 1938. He is prominent in Democratic politics and in 1920 was a candidate for congress and in 1933 was candidate for the nomination…

J. Bend Wand

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Photograph of J. Ben Wand; (died 4/5/1948). Publisher of trade journals in Florida. He was a graduate of Millikin in 1911 and a former telegraph editor of the Herald and Review. He was editor of the Clinton Evening Public from 1914 to 1917. He went…

Robert Walter, Jr.

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Photograph of Robert Walter, Jr. as a child holding a violin. Son of Prof. Robert Walter, Sr. former director of the Goodman Band in Decatur. In 1926, when he was 19 years old, he joined his father in the firm of Robert Walter and Son, instructors…

Arthur Van Cleve

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Photograph of Arthur Van Cleve; (died 11/1/1950). He was formerly a Decatur attorney. He practiced law in Decatur after his graduation from the U. of I. law school in 1911 until he entered service in World War I. After his return from France he moved…

E. W. Thomson

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Photograph of E. W. Thomson, Instructor in higher mathematics at Millikin University, starting in November, 1903. Photo by Brewer.

Mrs. Albert R. Taylor

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Photograph of Mrs. Albert R. Taylor and four other ladies. Mrs. Taylor died 4/21/1938; wife of Albert R. Taylor first president of Millikin University. In this picture are, front row left Mrs. Mary E. Dyer, front right, Mrs. A. R. Taylor. In the…