First United Methodist Church Clarinda, Iowa
The 2003 History of Our Church
[contact: John and Anna Woolson]
Introduction
Meet the Methodists
 
1853 ­Samuel Farlow
1853-1854 John W. Anderson
1854-55 Richard Mulhollen
1855-57 William Howbert
1857-58 Thomas Wallace
1858-59 Rev. Cole
1858-59  Rev. W. S. Peterson
1859-61 Charles Woolsey
1861-62 Jeremiah T. Hughes
1862-63 Benjamin Shinn
1864 William McKendrie McCain
1864-65 Dougal (or Dugald) Thompson
1866 Rev. Bartells
1867-69 Ami Hagen Shafer
1869-71 C. C. Mabee
1871-1873 Artemius Brown
1873-75 Jacob Meek Holmes
1875-76  J. A. Wilson
1876-79 Phineas Franklin Bresee
1879-80 William Spearing Hooker
1880-81 Charles Wesley Blodgett (Dr.)
1881-83  Benjamin F. W. Cozier
1883-85 Thomas McKendree Stuart
1885-87  Henry H. O’Neal (O’Neil)
1887-88 William Fox Burke
1888-1890 Mahlon Day Collins
1890-95 Elmer Wolford McDade
1895-97  John Franklin St. Clair
1897-99 Peter Van Dyke Vedder
1899-1904 Elmer Ellsworth IlgenFritz
1904-05 Fletcher Homan
1905-1909 Josiah Watson Abel
1909-1913  William Stevenson, DD
1913-17 Abram S. Woodard
1917-19  Rev. Myron Milton Cable
1919-22 James Michael Williams
1922-27 Alfred T. Bishop, DD
1927-31 David Shenton
1931-1937  Warren H. Meredith
1937-1940 W. Frank Lister
1940-45  Charles R. Rowe
1945-49 Warren W. Bentzinger, DD
1949-58  Rev. John Lester Greenwood
1951-58  Wauneita McConnell
1958-62  David W. Ash
1962-71  John L. Beebout
1971-74 Cecil C. Latta
1974-80 Jerold L. Irvin
1980-83 Harland T. Gant
1983-87 R. Martin Miller
1987-91 Richard C. Quinlan
1991-1998 Emmanuel R. Dass
1998-    --Walden James Paige
 
References
 
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