Papers of Louis Palermo and Philip Palermo, 1924-1984, n.d.
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Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, was born on his family''s farm on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. His family moved to Whittier, California in 1922, and his father operated a grocery store there. His mother''s family were Quakers, and Nixon attended Whittier College, a Quaker institution. He graduated from Whittier in 1934, and won a scholarship to Duke University Law School. After graduating from Duke, he returned to Whittier, California and joined the la...
Evangelist, pastor, first president of Youth for Christ; born in the Chicago area, March 15, 1909; graduated from Wheaton College (B.S., 1930); married Evelyn Nilsen, 1930; in 1933 helped found the Midwest Bible Church in Chicago and served as its pastor until 1953; received a bachelor of divinity degree from Northern Baptist Seminary in 1936 and was a professor there until 1940; in the early 1940s participated in the creation of various Evangelical organizations, including Youth for Christ whic...
Evangelist and song leader; born April 6, 1923, in California; graduated from Bob Jones College with a degree in music in 1944; songleader for evangelist Jack Shuler and for Youth for Christ in the 1940s; from 1945 on was a colleague of Billy Graham's and served as music director of Graham's crusades; also was involved in the BGEA's film and radio work. From the description of Oral history interview with Cliff Barrows, 1992 [sound recording]. (Wheaton College). WorldCat record id: 41...
Musical evangelists; born Louis Adolph Palermo on February 14, 1915, in Melrose Park, Illinois, and Philip Thomas Palermo on August 23, 1918, in Melrose Park, Illinois; ministered with the Chicago Midnight Brigade and Youth for Christ; participated in the 1966 Billy Graham Greater London Crusade and the 1974 Billy Graham Rio de Janeiro Crusade; Louis died on September 26, 2002, and Philip on September 27, 2003. From the description of Papers of Louis Palermo and Philip Palermo, 1924-...
Evangelistic organization working among young people; founded in 1944 to centralize independently organized rallies around the country; Billy Graham was YFC's first full-time evangelist; emphasis shifted from Saturday night rallies to organized clubs, known in 1960s as Campus Life, including activities for recreation and spiritual growth; developed a program for troubled teenagers called Youth Guidance; Mid-Winter Conventions held in different American cities (1956- ) as a youth conference, addi...
Biographical/Historical note Charles Fuller (1887-1968) was a Baptist minister and radio evangelist. He gained renown as the radio host and speaker of The Old Fashioned Revival Hour, a weekly Sunday broadcast that aired from 1937 to 1968. The first nationwide broadcast occurred on October 3, 1937, on the Mutual Broadcasting System. Beginning in 1951, the program was carried on the ABC Radio Network, heard on more than 650 radio stations. The ...
Gospel singer, songwriter, musician, radio broadcaster; born September 29, 1903; played in a dance band, wrote and produced radio programs for the Mutual Network, and originated and produced REDD HARPER'S HOLLYWOOD ROUNDUP; began writing evangelistic music after his conversion (ca. 1950); received the ASCAP award for song writing, 1954; appeared in several films including the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's MR. TEXAS (1951) AND OILTOWN, USA (1953) and afterward used the character name, M...
Evangelist, radio preacher, and author; born William Franklin Graham on November 18, 1918 in Charlotte, N.C.; graduated from Florida Bible Institute (1940 and Wheaton College (1943); ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, 1940; achieved national prominence in 1949 through his evangelistic meetings in Los Angeles; founded Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1952; had extensive evangelistic ministry throughout the world, 1949- ; authored many books and received many awards and honors; organiz...
Reno, Nevada, newspaper publisher and editor. Jones served as a chair of the Nevada Civic Olympic Committee for the VIII Winter Olympic Games, held in Squaw Valley, California, in 1960. From the description of VIII Winter Olympic Games, Squaw Valley, California, collection, 1960. (University of Nevada, Reno). WorldCat record id: 42546722 Mission executive; born Clarence Wesley Jones on December 15, 1900; worked for several years for evangelist Paul Rader at the Chicago Gospe...