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|1939 18 May
||Mathew Kaszab arrived in Panama and immediately launched a vigorous proclamation campaign through the press, radio and public talks. By October the first permanent pioneers, Louise Caswell and Cora Oliver, arrived along with John Eichenaur (enroute to El Salvador). [Historical Background of the Panama Temple
by Ruth Pringle]
||Mathew Kaszab; Louise Caswell; Cora Oliver; John Eichenauer
|1939 1 Nov
||Mathew Kaszab, arrived in Nicaragua, the first Bahá’í pioneer to that country.
In March 1942 he was arrested and imprisoned for 23 days; he was again arrested in September 1942; he was sent back to the United States very ill, where he died in January 1943 from the effects of his imprisonment. [BW9:614–16]
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- Gloriously Tragic Life of Mathew Kaszab, The: Letters from a Pioneer 1939-1942 (2019). The unusual drama of a pioneering life in Central America, revealed through personal letters. This account offers glimpses of a maturing Bahá’í administration in the U.S. and of what was learned through teaching efforts in Latin America. [about]