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REV. C. H. THADENCLEGHORN
MINISTER BECOMES MILITARY CHAPLAIN - Rev. C. H. Thaden, pastor of
Presbyterian churches at Cleghorn and Meriden, received orders in March
of 1944 to report on the 21st of that month to Harvard University,
Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was assigned there for a period for
five or six weeks training, prior to entering the Chaplains Corps as a
He was ordained in the Presbyterian Church in
1939. His first pastorate was at Campbell, NE. After about
two and a half years there, the came to Cleghorn and served the
Cleghorn and Mount Pleasant parish, beginning his duties Aug 1, 1941.
During this tenure at Cleghorn, he also occupied the pulpit of
the church at Meriden.
His family consisted of his wife and two children, a son and a daughter.
Cherokee County Historical Society Newsletter, Vol 15, Num 2, Feb 1980,
Sec VI, Pg 9
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