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SHELTON, ALBERT LEROY: 1875-1922.

Albert Leroy Shelton was born on June 9, 1875, in Indianapolis, Ind. He was the son of Joseph Oscar and Emma Rosabelle Belles Shelton. He graduated from the medical department of the University of Kentucky in 1903. He married Flora Beal in 1899. Shelton was appointed missionary to China and Tibet by the Foreign Christian Missionary Society of Cincinnati. He preached, practiced medicine, taught school, and promoted better agricultural methods among the natives. In 1922 he was fatally wounded by robbers a few miles from his missionary station in Batang, China. He compiled a collection of Tibetan folktales.

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  • Pioneering in Tibet; a Personal Record of Life and Experience in Mission Fields. New York, 1921.Search "Pioneering in Tibet; a Personal Record of Life and Experience in
                                        Mission Fields" by SHELTON, ALBERT LEROY: 1875-1922. in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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