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Charles Sheldon

Charles Sheldon (1857-1946)

  • Pastor of Central Congregational Church, Topeka
  • Author of best selling novel, In His Steps
  • Led his congregation in helping the Exodusters of Tennessee Town in Topeka
  • Started the first kindergarten west of the Mississippi River for black children

Check Kansapedia for more information regarding Charles Sheldon.

Sheldon is also featured in Read Kansas! lesson M-30 - Meet the Reformers.