Douglass, Truman O.

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Douglass, Truman O.

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  • Truman Orville Douglass
  • Truman Douglass

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Truman Douglass was born in Illinois in 1842, grew up in Wisconsin, graduated from Illinois College and from Chicago Theological Seminary in 1868. He served as Pastor of the Congregational church in Osage, Iowa 1868-82. He was Superintendent of the Congregational Home Missionary Society 1882-1907, living in Grinnell, and remained active in church work after his retirement. As Superintendent he helped organize and raise money for new churches in Iowa. He was a Trustee of Grinnell College 1906-19. He died in California in 1925. May of his children and descendants attended Grinnell College. More biographical details are in the College Archives 52/D741.


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