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Lloyd Harrison Rising (1894-1982) was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He married Mary Brown in 1918 and they remained married until her death in 1965. Rising married Mildred Oshlund in 1966. Dr. Rising graduated high school from Canton, South Dakota; received his AB and DD (Doctor of Divinity) degrees from Dakota Wesleyan University; Doctor of Sacred Theology degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University; and a Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Baker University. He served at various churches throughout his career, including the First Methodist Church in Pittsburg, Kansas from 1950 until 1967. He enjoyed traveling and mission work, serving in Japan, Canada, Scandinavia, Mexico and for a year as a pastor in North Ireland.

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Religion and Philosophy

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1 linear foot

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SpC MS 0122

Rising, Lloyd Harrison, Collection



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