Autobiographical sketch of James Andrew DeMoss
Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P667
A handwritten autobiographical sketch of James Andrew DeMoss, who in 1883 settled in Thayer, Kansas, where he was a physician as well as a minister and a published author of books on Christianity.
- after 1903
- De Moss, James Andrew, 1859-1943 (Person)
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Biography of James Andrew DeMoss
James Andrew DeMoss was born in Corydon, Indiana on February 5, 1859 to Morton and Margaret (Kennedy) DeMoss. The DeMosses moved from Indiana to Allen County, Kansas in 1867, and James DeMoss attended the University of Kansas for a short time after graduating high school at Iola, Kansas. Like his father, DeMoss became a physician. In 1883, he settled in Thayer, Kansas, where he practiced medicine, was also a church minister, and authored books on Christianity, including From Patmos to the holy city (published in 1902) and A look through the lens of prophecy (1903). DeMoss died in 1943.
1 folder (5 leaves)
Scope and Contents
This handwritten autobiographical sketch of James Andrew DeMoss describes his parentage, education, and professional life in Thayer, Kansas as a physician, minister, and author of two published books. The autobiographical sketch, which is written on 5 numbered leaves, is unsigned and undated.
RH MS P667
- Guide to the James Andrew DeMoss Collection
- Autobiographical sketch of James Andrew DeMoss
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Autobiographical sketch of James Andrew DeMoss, Kansas Collection, RH MS P667, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries