Missionaries of East Asia

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    Ora Scott Wiley
    (1960) Scott Wiley, Ora
    Ora Scott Wiley was the daughter of Baptist Missionaries. She moved to Osaka, Japan when she was nine years old and migrated back to the United States to finish her schooling when she was thirteen. She would graduate from Kalamazoo College in 1906.
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    Royal Fisher Obituary
    (Kalamazoo College, 1963) Fisher, Royal
    Royal H. Fisher was the son of Baptist Missionaries from Yokohama, Japan where he spent most of his childhood. He would attend Kalamazoo College with his sister Stella, class of 1905. Royal himself would work as a missionary in Yokohama for nearly 40 years. He was a professor of English and the Bible at Mabie Memorial College. Detailed in this obituary are some of his experiences as a missionary.
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    Royal Haigh Fisher
    (Kalamazoo College, 1951) Fisher, Royal
    Royal Haigh Fisher was born September 20, 1884, in Tokyo, Japan. He was the son of Baptist Missionaries who served in Yokohama. Fisher would graduate, in 1906, later attending the University of Chicago and Oberlin Theological Seminary. In 1914 he arrived in Yokohma, Japan under the appointment of the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. He served as a missionary in the region until 1941. During WWII and the post-war years, Fisher served as Secretary of the Foreign Missions Conference of North America.
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    Nomination of Royal H. Fisher
    (Kalamazoo College, 1942) Hinkle, Ralph; Sanborn, Mark
    Royal H. Fisher, class of 1906, was a Baptist Missionary in Japan from 1914-1941. These statements given by fellow K alumni were to nominate Fisher for an unknown award. For a long period of time, Fisher was an educator at various institutions in Yokohama, but with the breakout of WWII, his experience proved valuable to foreign aid societies.
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    Letter from the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society on Royal H. Fisher
    (Kalamazoo College, 1933-09-22) Pauley, Annabelle
    Royal H. Fisher graduated from Kalamazoo College in 1906. The son of Baptist Missionaries, he himself would have a long career as a Baptist Missionary, arriving in Yokohama, Japan in 1914. He would work as a schoolteacher at the Mabie Memorial School. A colleague shared her admiration for Fisher in this letter penned to Kalamazoo College alum Rev. L.C. Barnes who was inquiring about Royal.
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