Transcribed from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Sheldon, Charles M., clergyman and author, was born at Wellsville, N. Y., Feb. 26, 1857, a son of Stewart and Sarah (Ward) Sheldon. He received his A. B. degree from Brown University in 1883; graduated at the Andover Theological Seminary in 1886; was ordained as a Congregational minister and became pastor at Waterbury, Vt. In 1889 he came to Kansas and became pastor of the Central Congregational church at Topeka; in 1891 married Mary Abby Merriam; in 1898 received D. D. from Temple College in Philadelphia, Pa., and in 1900 received the same degree from Washburn College at Topeka. In 1900 the Topeka Daily Capital was turned over to his management for one week and he edited it as he thought Jesus Christ would. His books are the most widely read of any Kansas author, some of them having been translated into several foreign languages. Among his numerous works are: Richard Bruce (1891), Robert Hardy's Seven Days (1892), The Crucifixion of Philip Strong (1893), John King's Question Class (1894), His Brother's Keeper (1895), In His Steps, or What Would Jesus Do (1896), Malcolm Kirk (1897), Lend a Hand (1897), The Redemption of Freetown (1898), The Miracle at Markham (1898), One of the Two (1898), For Christ and the Church (1899), Born to Serve (1900), Who Killed Joe's Baby (1901), The Wheels of the Machine (1901), The Reformer (1902), The Narrow Gate (1902), The Heart of the World (1905), Paul Douglas (1905), The Good Fight (1905), A Sheldon Year Book (1909), The High Calling (1911). In 1896 he edited a book entitled, "One Hundred and One Poems of the Day."

Pages 688-689 from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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VOLUME I

TITLE PAGE / LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
INTRODUCTION

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I

VOLUME II

TITLE PAGE / LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

J | K | L | Mc | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

VOLUME III

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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