Rev. William Fawcett, D.D.
William Fawcett’s life of nearly three score years separates itself into three period of twenty years each, the first in Canada, the second in Iowa, the third in the Rock River Conference. The most important, of course, were those formative days in Canada where he was born in 1842. It was inevitable that he should preach. It was in the blood and he could no more escape it than he could the power of gravitation.
After the completion of his studies in the Old Dominion the finger of providence seemed to beckon him westward and he cast in his lot with the growing state of Iowa, and in 1863 joined Upper Iowa Conference. His first appointment was on the Buckingham Circuit, and during the first year the yo… Go to person page >