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Clergyman

Charles Louis Debow, American clergyman. Member Indiana Council of Defense, World War, also active in war savings campaign.; Mason.

Background

Debow, Charles Louis was born on September 12, 1881 in La Grange, Indiana, United States. Son of John H. and Laura J. (Hildebrand) Debow.

Education

Educated Valparaiso U. Studied voice under private teacher. Doctor of Divinity, Oklahoma U., 1923.

Career

Teacher, public schools, Indiana, 1904-1905. Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1906. Pastor successively Corunna, Wakarusa, Ligonier and La Grange, Indiana, until 1918, First Church, Dallas, Texas, 1918-1922, First Church, Oklahoma City, 1923-1925, First Church, Cleveland, 1926-1933, Trinity Church, Kansas City, since 1933.

Secretary Oklahoma Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, 3 years. Delegate General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, 1924 and 1932.

Membership

Member Indiana Council of Defense, World War, also active in war savings campaign.

Connections

Married Myrtle B. Gardner, January 4, 1905. Children: Lenore Josephine, Barbara Jane.

father:
John H. Debow

mother:
Laura J. (Hildebrand) Debow

spouse:
Myrtle B. Gardner

child:
Lenore Josephine Debow

child:
Barbara Jane Debow