Aug. 15, 1842 • Jan. 6, 1910
Was an active member the remainder
of his life.
1861-1865 Served in The Union Army
1863 Ordained a Christian Minister
1866 Married Emeline Earnest
Organized Weaubleau Christian Church
Elected to Mo. Legislature
1871 Founded Weaubleau Christian Institute,
served 29 years as President.
1873 Graduated from Union Christian College,
honored the degrees of BS MSA MDO and LLD.
1904-08 Member of MO Legislature
1905 Organized the State Bank of Brownington, MO,
of which he remained President till his death.
1908 Republican nominee for Congress.
1909 Appointed Supervisor of the Census
by President Taft.
1910 Died Jan 6 at his home in Weaubleau, MO
He was true to himself, to his fellowmen and to his GOD.
Location. 37° 53.492′ N, 93° 32.513′ W. Marker is in Weaubleau, Missouri, in Hickory County. Marker is on Main Street north of U.S. 54, on the right when traveling Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Weaubleau Congregational Christian Church, Weaubleau MO 65774, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Weaubleau Christian Institute and College (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sacking of Osceola (approx. 13.4 miles away); Osceola (approx. 13.9 miles away); Saint Clair County Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.9 miles away); The Old Commercial Hotel (approx. 13.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Weaubleau Christian Church History. (Submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Weaubleau Christian Church Catalog (1902) at State Historical Society of MO. (Submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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