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Methodist Hospital

Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 10.35564", -90° 1' 10.575372"
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This is in recognition and appreciation for the stewardship of
Methodist Episcopal Church South members who were present at the first meeting of
the Board of Trustees on February 7, 1911.
Present at this historic meeting were: Memphis Conference: the Rev. H.B. Johnston
of Dyersburg; the Rev W.G. Hefly, John R. Pepper, L.M. Stratton, T.K. Riddick and
Mrs. St. John Wadell, all of Memphis.
Mississippi Conference: the Rev. J.T. Leggett of Brookhaven; the Rev. J.R. Jones
of Jackson; D.W. Heidelberg of Shubuta; L.N. Dantzler of Biloxi, and Mrs. H.M.
Ellis of Brookhaven.
North Mississippi Conference: the Rev. J.W. Dorman of Itta Bena; the Rev. W.S.
Lagrone of Greenville; J.R. Bingham of Carrolton; John H. Sherard of Sherard; J.D.
Barbee and Mrs. Robert Somerville of Greenville.
Arkansas White River Conference: the Rev. J.K. Farris of Forrest City, Dr. R.C.
Morehead of Searcy; W.R. Struck of Jonesboro; Ed Hamilton of Wynne, and J.F.
Smith of Marion.
At that meeting, John H. Sherard fittingly was elected chairman, L.M. Stratton,
Sr. was elected secretary and J.R. Pepper was elected treasurer, Vice-presidents
were the Rev. J.R. Jones, the Rev. W.S. Lagrone, J.F. Smith and T.K. Riddick.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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