Emory Olin Watson papers, 1834-1935.
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Alfred Emanuel Smith (December 30, 1873 – October 4, 1944) was an American politician who served four terms as Governor of New York and was the Democratic Party's candidate for president in 1928. Smith was the foremost urban leader of the Efficiency Movement in the United States and was noted for achieving a wide range of reforms as governor in the 1920s. The son of an Irish-American mother and a Civil War veteran father, he was raised in the Lower East Side of Manhattan near the Brooklyn Bri...
Newton Diehl Baker Jr. (December 3, 1871 – December 25, 1937) was an American lawyer, Georgist, politician, and government official. He served as the 37th mayor of Cleveland, Ohio from 1912 to 1915. As U.S. Secretary of War from 1916 to 1921, Baker presided over the United States Army during World War I. Born in Martinsburg, West Virginia, Baker established a legal practice in Cleveland after graduating from Washington and Lee University School of Law. He became progressive Democratic ally of...
Methodist minister of South Carolina; secretary, South Carolina Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church; founder and president of Horry Industrial School, 1913-1914; general secretary, War Work Commission of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1920-1925; secretary, General Committee of Army and Navy Chaplains, Federal Council of Churches, Washington, D.C., 1920-1925; secretary, American Friends of Greece and Fatherless Children, 1926; and newspaper editor of the Southern Christian Advocate, 1927-1933...
Born on October 13, 1874 on a farm near Savannah, Missouri to Isaac Henry and Josephine Smith Selecman, Charles Selecman entered Central College in Fayette, Missouri in 1892. He quarterbacked the school’s football team for four seasons and was undefeated as a sprinter on the track team. In 1898, at the age of 24, Selecman began pastoring in a church in Pattensburg, Missouri, dropping out of college two months before graduation to do so. Here he met Bess Kyle Beckner, wh...
Attorney, Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1917-1920, and Secretary of Commerce, 1933-1938. From the description of Papers, 1860-1958 and n.d. (bulk 1933-1938). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20122068 Attorney, commissioner of internal revenue, 1917-1920, and secretary of commerce, 1933-1938. From the description of Papers, 1898-1941 ; (bulk 1928-1938). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 86148078 ...
Francis Asbury (1745-1816) was one of the first two bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States. Born in England, he came to America in 1771; in 1784 he, with Thomas Coke, was named the head of the Methodist Church in America. There is a statue to his memory in Washington, DC, and in many towns and cities across America one may find an Asbury United Methodist Church. From the guide to the Francis Asbury Letters, 1811, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse ...
Warren Akin Candler, Methodist clergyman and educator of Atlanta, Georgia, was born 23 August 1857, near Villa Rica in Carroll County, Georgia and died at his home in Atlanta on 25 September 1941. Candler graduated from Emory College (A.B., 1875; A.M., 1878); served various circuits in the North Georgia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (1875-1886); married Sarah Antoinette (Nettie) Curtright (1877); was appointed editor of the CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE (1886); was elected President o...
Pastor of Central Church, Brooklyn, New York; Radio Minister of the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America. From the description of Letter to Mrs. J. Malcolm Forbes, 1931 December 31. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53891030 S. Parkes Cadman (1864-1936) was an American clergyman, newspaper columnist, and radio personality. He was a radio pioneer, one of the first Christian ministers to begin broadcasting sermons in the 1920s. He was known for his prom...
Lawyer, state legislator, and governor of South Carolina, 1894-1897; born 1863, Cokesbury, S.C.; married, 1897, to Emily Mansfield Plume; resident of Spartanburg, S.C.; nephew of S.C. Sen. Martin Witherspoon Gary (1831-1881). From the description of John Gary Evans papers, 1793-1965 ; (bulk, 1863-1942). (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28408776 From the description of John Gary Evans papers: correspondence series: 1793-1940 (bulk 1880-1934). (University of...