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Allen, William R.

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Identifier: KUMA-02-648

Scope and Contents

Folder 1. Index card with memoir locator information (undated) Photocopy of photograph captioned "W. R. Allen" (undated)


  • Other: 1842-1925

Biographical or Historical Information

William R. Allen was born in Indiana in 1842 and began his ministry in the Kansas Conference, where he was received on trial in 1880. In 1882, he became a charter member of the Northwest Kansas Conference, where he served until ill health forced him to retire in 1903, after twenty-three years of ministry. His wife, Mary Frances Allen, died in 1924; Rev. Allen died on January 19, 1925, at his home in Oak Grove, Oregon, at the age of 83. He was buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Oregon. His memoir can be found in the Northwest Kansas Conference Journal for 1925, page 126.

Note written by Sarah St. John


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This collection contains information on Rev. W. R. Allen, one of the charter members of the Northwest Kansas Conference, who served for twenty-three years before his retirement.

Ian Autry, Sarah St. Johb
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Repository Details

Part of the Baker University and Kansas United Methodist Archives Repository

518 8th Street
PO Box 65
Baldwin City KS 66006 US