Jerry Falwell Dies At 73
May 15, 2007 at 11:01 AM (PT)
Rev. JERRY FALWELL, founder and President of LIBERTY UNIVERSITY and the MORAL MAJORITY, died today (5/15) after being found unconscious in his office at the college in LYNCHBURG, VA. He was 73 and had a history of heart problems. FALWELL, senior pastor of THOMAS ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH, founded LIBERTY (as LYNCHBURG BAPTIST COLLEGE) in 1971.
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