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Michael M. Stolz papers

Identifier: MSD-1862-006

Collection Statement

Photograph, newspaper article


  • 1862 - 1931

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University or the United Methodist Church.

Biographical Sketch

Class of 1862. From 1920 Alumnal Record: "Michael M. Stoltz, Minister, 120 E. Jewell Ave., Salina, Kan. B.S.; D.D., 1891, Kansas Wesleyan University. Born, April 30, 1836, Newberry, Pa. Pastor in Indiana, 1862-72; missionary to Washington Island, Wis., 1872-75; assistant superintendent Western Seamen's Friend Society, 1875-76; pastor Rolling Prairie, Ind., 1876-78; Wilson, Kan., 1878-82; Brookville, Kan., 1882-85; Solomon City, Kan., 1885-86; presiding elder, Ellsworth District, Northwest Kansas Conference, 1886-91; member of the State Temperance Convention to secure prohibition; one of the founders of the Kansas Wesleyan University; first treasurer of its Board of Trustees; delegate to General Conference, 1888-92; delegate to Ecumenical Conference, 1890; dean of finances, Kansas Wesleyan Univeristy, 1892-95; presiding elder, Norton District, 1895-97; presiding elder, Salina District, Northwest Kansas Conference, 1897-1902; president of Board of Trustees, Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, Kan., 1898-1910; retired from ministry, 1903; librarian, Kansas Wesleyan University, 1913-20. Married, August, 1864, Miss Eliza H. Coombs, Lebanon, Ind. Father of Alma J., Edmund B., Elizabeth M. William M., Rebecca G., Rupert W., Lillie H., Joseph A., and Ralph W."


0.02 Cubic Feet (1 file folder, 1 volume)

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Michael M. Stolz papers Class of 1862
Sheraya Smith
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Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
405 S. Indiana St.
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States