1856–1914

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Born: Ju­ly 22, 1856, Brook­ville, In­di­a­na.

Died: Ju­ly 25, 1914, Ep­worth Heights, Lud­ing­ton, Mi­chi­gan, of ap­pen­di­ci­tis.

Buried: Ri­ver­side Ce­me­te­ry, Ap­ple­ton, Wis­con­sin.

Biography

Myra was the daugh­ter of min­is­ter Tho­mas A. Good­win. In 1885, she mar­ried Sam­u­el Plantz, who was pre­si­dent of Law­rence Un­i­ver­si­ty, Ap­ple­ton, Wis­con­sin (1894–1924).

She at­tend­ed Mount Ver­non Se­mi­na­ry in Wash­ing­ton, DC; taught at DePauw Un­i­ver­si­ty, Green­cas­tle, In­di­a­na; and worked in ev­an­gel­ism for the Wo­men’s Chris­tian Tem­per­ance Union.

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