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MERWIN R . IDO

Merwin R. Ido graduate from Hardin-Simmons and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served churches in South Carolina,
Rhode Island, and Missouri. He was a retired Army chaplain and is best known in Florida as serving as pastor of First Baptist Church of
Greater Miami.

Secondary Source:
Florida Baptist Witness, December 20, 1984, p. 6.

HENRY S. INABNIT

Henry S. Inabnit (May 2, 1904-February 3, 1954) was born in Tampa, Florida. At age 33 he was called to preach and was ordained by
Idlewild Baptist Church in Tampa. He served as pastor of Six Mile Creek Baptist Church, Second Baptist Church, Tampa, Okeechobee
Baptist Church and Bay Haven Baptist Church, Sarasota, 1941-1944. After leaving Florida, Inabnit served as pastor of First Baptist
Church in Prichard, Alabama, and East Gadsden Baptist Church from 1947 to 1953, where he was pastor at the time of his death.
He and his wife Mary had four children.

Secondary Source:
Florida Baptist Witness, February 25, 1954, p. 12.
Bay Haven Baptist Church, Sarasota History, 1977

HOWARD EDWARD INGRAHAM

Harold Edward Ingraham (February 24, 1898-February 6, 1975) was born at Hogan, Georgia. He was the son of Frank Jarvis Ingraham
(1869-1936) and Georgia Stroberg Ingraham (1859-1936). At about age ten, Ingraham moved to Jacksonville, Florida. He was converted
in a revival meeting being led by H. R. Holcomb at Main Street Baptist Church in January 1913. He received the Th.G. degree from The Southern
Baptist Theological Seminary after two years of study. Ingraham succeeded Arthur Flake as secretary of the Sunday School Administration
in 1936 and served until 1966. He married Sybil Ley on July 18, 1924 at the Florida Baptist Assembly where they had met four years earlier.
They had three children; Marcia Lu (1925), Anna Ley (1927), and Frank (1929).

Secondary Source:
Florida Baptist Historical Society files.

OSCAR EVON INGRAM

Oscar Evon Ingram (1923-2002) graduated from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Ingram pastored churches in Alabama,
Mississippi, and Florida.

Source:
Florida Baptist Historical Society files.

ROBERT INGRAM

Robert Ingram served as pastor of Oak-Griner Baptist Church in 1925 and 1926. Ingram was bi-vocational and worked as a bookkeeper for the
Arlo Box Company at Oak.

Secondary Source:
James Leland Luffman, Oak-Griner Baptist Church, p. 31.

J. ALVIN INMAN

Inman,-J.-Alvin

J. Alvin Inman was pastor of First Baptist Church of New Smyrna Beach, and preached the Florida Baptist Convention sermon in 1944.

Secondary Source:
Florida Baptist Witness, January 20; February 3, 1944.

LYNN ELTON IRWIN

Lynn Elton Irwin (1923-1999) was born in Homestead, Florida. Irwin pastored Calvary Baptist Church, Pensacola and Trinity Baptist Church,
Pensacola. Irwin married Fern Kathleen Robertson in 1946.

Source:
Florida Baptist Historical Society files.