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Photograph of Rev. James Walton McDonald

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Photograph of Rev. James Walton McDonald. (born 1869; died 6/16/1951) Presbyterian pastor in Decatur 23 years, leaving in 1923 for Kansas City, MO. Came to Decatur in 1901 from Logansport, IN. First pastor of the Cumberland Presbyterian church,…

Photograph of Reverend W. L. Staub

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Photograph of Rev. W. L. Staub. Former pastor Westminster Presbyterian church in Decatur, 1908-1912. First pastor of this church after its organization October 1908. Left Decatur for pastorate in Duluth, Minnesota. (Information from clips- no other…

Photograph of William Hitt Penhallegon

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Photograph of Rev. William Hitt Penhallegon, (born in Wales, came to America in 1870, died 10/22/1926). Pastor of First Presbyterian Church from 1890's to 1915. For more information see the Decatur Daily Review; 10/23/1926.

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 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 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,…

Photos of Rev. William J. Davidson

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Photograph of Dr. William J. Davidson, retired Methodist minister. Was minister at the Decatur First Methodist Church from 1902-1907 during which time the church at the corner of Church and North streets was built. He was also president of Nebraska…

Photo of Rev. Jerome H. Smart

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Photograph of Rev. Jerome H. Smart, former Christian Church minister in Decatur, (died 11/6/1913). Veteran of the civil War and entered ministry about 1870. For several years associated with "The Christian," a paper published in St. Louis, later…

Dr. Joseph W. Van Cleve

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Photograph of Dr. Joesph W. Van Cleve (born 2/19/1859; died 5/28/1926). Pastor of the Grace Methodist church for five years 1903 to 1908.