Metcalf, Irving Wight, 1855-1938

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Born in Bangor, Maine, Irving W. Metcalf graduated from Oberlin College in 1878 and the Graduate School of Theology in 1881. Metcalf served Congregational churches in Columbus and Cleveland, and was superintendent of the Congregational City Mission Society from 1894-97. He resigned his pastorate and engaged in business in Kansas. Following a brief stint in Kansas he returned to Ohio as a bank director and executor of estates. He acted as the intermediary for Charles Martin Hall's property purchases, which became the basis of the his bequest to Oberlin College. He was a member of the Oberlin College Board of Trustees and an active temperance crusader.

From the description of Papers, 1877-1937. (Oberlin College Library). WorldCat record id: 25047468

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associatedWith Eastwood Congregational Church (Columbus, Ohio) corporateBody
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associatedWith Hall, Charles Martin, 1863-1914. person
associatedWith Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923. person
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associatedWith Hough Avenue Congregational Church (Cleveland, Ohio) corporateBody
associatedWith King, Henry Churchill, 1858-1934. person
associatedWith King, H. H. (Hsiang-hsi), 1880-1967. person
associatedWith Metcalf, Wilder S., 1855-1929. person
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associatedWith Ohio Sabbath Union. corporateBody
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associatedWith Pinneo, Annie E., 1876-1960. person
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Liquor industry


Birth 1855

Death 1938-02-12



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