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Catalog Number 00715
Object Name Portrait
Description Charles Sanderson Medbury by Karl A. Buehr. 1865-1932. Minister and lecturer. Born in Warren, Ohio, November 19, 1865. Ordained to ministry of Disciples of Christ church, 1894. Pastor at El Paso, Illinois, 1893-1896; Angola, Indiana, 1897-1903; University Church of Christ, Des Moines, 1904-1932. Chautaqua and lyceum lecturer. Chaplain of 157th Regiment Ind Vols., Spanish-American War. Lecturer in army camps for League to Enforce Peace and YMCA, 1917-1918. Member of missionary societies and clubs. Author of religious topics. Winner of Des moines Community Award, 1923. Died in Des Moines, Iowa, April 24, 1932.

65.5" x 45.5"By K.A. Buehr, 1926. Bronze/gold frame. 1/2 dark brown & 1/2 tan background. Subject standing, body positined facing right, head facing forward. Wearing black suit, vest, & tie. Holding glasses in hand. Grey hair. Artist signature in upper right corner.
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