Loren Waiste Inman (1870 - 1942)

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Birthplace: Marble Rock, Floyd, IA, USA
Death: Died in Marble Rock, Floyd, IA, USA
Occupation: Teacher, farmer, preacher, School Superintendent, Representative - Iowa State Legislature
Managed by: Alexander Welsh
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About Loren Waiste Inman


Graduated from Marble Rock public schools and attended Charles City College, and Iowa State Teacher's College at Cedar Falls. A farmer, he also taught in the rural schools of Floyd Co., IA for several years and was school superintendant of schoo ls at Aurora, Coggon, and Marble Rock. While superintendant of schools at Aurora he was licensed to preach by the Free Baptist Church and was later ordained by the Iowa Free Baptist Yearly Meeting at Central City, IA. Returning to Marble Rock beca use of the illness of his parents, Loren became pastor of both the Baptist and Christian churches there. In 1904 he was called to the Coldwater-Rockwell churches for a 29-year pastorate. He then served as pastor of the Charles City Baptist Churc h for 5 1/2 years, the Federated Baptist-Presbyterian Methodist Churches of Shellsburg for 6 years, and, finally, the Marion Baptist Church for 5 years.

Loren was secretary of the Farmers Elevator Company in Marble Rock for several years, was associated with the Farmers Trust & Savings Bank, and participated in Chautaqua work. From 1907 to 1911 he was a representative in the Iowa State Legislatu re, where he championed the rights of the negro. Info from "The Genealogy of the Daniel Inman Family", by Charles Inman.

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Loren Inman's Timeline

July 28, 1870
Marble Rock, Floyd, IA, USA
April 4, 1893
Age 22
Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA
February 28, 1894
Age 23
Marble Rock, Floyd, IA, USA
October 10, 1895
Age 25
Marble Rock, Floyd, IA, USA
August 1, 1899
Age 29
Marble Rock, Floyd, Iowa, United States
January 16, 1902
Age 31
Coggon, Linn Co., IA
June 11, 1908
Age 37
Marble Rock, Floyd, IA, USA
January 25, 1942
Age 71
Marble Rock, Floyd, IA, USA
Age 71
Marble Rock, Floyd, Iowa, United States