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James Winford Hunt

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10th & Cottonwood St., Abilene, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 27' 26.26337000016", -99° 43' 26.40560000016"
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    Born in present Oklahoma, James Winford Hunt grew up on the Texas High Plains. A newspaper publisher for several years, he became a Methodist minister in 1903. While a pastor in Abilene, he convinced the Northwest Texas Conference of the Methodist Church to build a college in the town. The school, McMurry College, opened in 1923 with Dr. Hunt as president. Known widely for his writings and sermons, he became a successful Christian educator. Texas Sesquincentennial 1836-1986.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

James Winford Hunt Historical Marker Location Map, Abilene, Texas

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