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Thomas Evan Hughes 1844 - 1921
After service in the Civil War he enrolled at Wayland University, a Baptist school. He was ordained in the Calvinistic Methodist church (later merged with Presbyterian Church USA) in 1870. After marriage in 1868 he and his wife went south to do missionary work among the freedmen in Arkansas (one year) and Missouri (four years). In 1874 he accepted a call to the Calvinistic Methodist Church in Williamsburg, IA where they stayed for 14 years. He 1888 they moved to Cambria, MN, where he served two churches. In 1895 he took on his final church in Chicago. He preached until 1905.

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