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Missionary Bio

Thomas Coke, 1747-1814
One of the founding bishops of the Methodist Episcoopal Church in the United States.

Sallie A. Crenshaw, 1900-1986
First African American women, along with Nora E. Young, to receive full-clergy rights.

Alejo Hernandez, 1842-1875
The first Latino to be ordained in Methodism.

Maud Jensen, 1904-1998
First woman to received full clergy rights in the Methodist Church.

Kanichi Miyama, 1847-1936
Missionary to Japan.

John Mott, 1865-1955
Leader in the missionary and ecumenical movements of the 20th century