ORIN W. BELL
BELL, ORIN W: District Secretary of Young Mens Christian Assn; b Cedarville, Ill July 26, 1889; s of S H Bell-Lucy Canfil; ed Sioux City Acad 1914; Morningside Coll, BA 1918, mbr acad debate team, Philamathian Literary Soc, pres YMCA senior year; m Frances Weir July 16, 1919 Fort Dodge; s Robert Weir; d Buena Jean, Marian; 1919-20 with YMCA, Fort Dodge, 1920-28 Buena Vista Co secy YMCA, Storm Lake; 1928-31 gen secy YMCA, Charles City; 1931-38 gen secy YMCA, Marshalltown; 1938- dist secy, YMCA, Southwest Iowa dist, Atlantic; during World War enl July 1918 in 331st inf, 83rd div, O/S France, disch Mar 1919; YMCA; Lions; Y's Mens Club; Meth Ch, mbr bd; Rep; hobbies: fishing, mountain hiking; off 104 East 12th; res 104 East 12th, Atlantic.
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From "Who's Who in Iowa," by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 194.