Rev. Joseph W. Van Cleve

Dublin Core

Title

Rev. Joseph W. Van Cleve

Subject

Biography
Rev. Joseph W. Van Cleve
Photo File: Biography
Grace Methodist
Mininster
Illinois Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M.
Decatur, IL.
Mason

Description

Photograph of Rev. Joseph W. Van Cleve; (died 6/29/1926). Former pastor of the Grace Methodist church in Decatur. He was a member of the board of control of the Epworth League after 1896. He came to Decatur in 1903, and during pastorate here the building on N. Main St. was erected. In 1908 he went to Champaign. In 1912 he was made district superintendent, with headquarters in Decatur. In 1912 he was a delegate to the general conference in Minneapolis and was prominently mentioned as a candidate for resident bishop. In 1914 he delivered an address at the National Methodist convention in Washington, D.C. and also delivered an address at the San Francisco exposition in 1914. In 1916 he was made general financial secretary of the Methodist church in Illinois. He was a prominent Mason and in 1904 he was made grand chaplain of the Illinois grand lodge, A.F. & A. M. He was president of the local Ministerial ass'n. and also of the Illinois Inter-church Federation at one time.

Creator

Van Deventer Studio of Decatur, IL.

Source

Photo File: Biography - Van Cleve, Rev. Joseph W.

Publisher

Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

6/29/1926

Contributor

Joseph W. Van Cleve

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO429 goes with BIO430 and BIO428.

Coverage

Biography, Joseph W. Van Cleve, Methodist Minister, Mason, Grace Methodist Church, Ministerial Ass'n, Illinois Inter-Church Federation, Decatur, IL.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

4 x 6"

Files

BIO429-VAN_CLEVE, JOSEPH W, REV, 6-29-1926.jpg

Citation

Van Deventer Studio of Decatur, IL., “Rev. Joseph W. Van Cleve,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 9, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2417.