Reed, Julius Alexander, 1809-1890.

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Reverend Julius A. Reed was a pioneer Congregational minister in Iowa and superintendent of the state's American Home Missionary Society, 1848-1869. He preached the first Congregational sermon in Keokuk in 1837, was minister in Faifield, 1840-1845, then moved to Davenport to serve the Edwards Congregational Church and oversee the AHMS. Reed was a supporter of the Christian academy at Denmark, Iowa and a founder, trustee, and professor at Iowa College (later Grinnell College) when it was in Davenport.

From the description of Reed, Julius Alexander papers, 1825-1909. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 50181358

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associatedWith Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Fairfield (Iowa)
Denmark (Iowa)
Ottumwa (Iowa)
Washington (Iowa)
Keokuk (Iowa)
Davenport (Iowa)
Congregational churches--History--Sources
Temperance and religion--History
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Birth 1809

Death 1890

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