Influential evangelist Billy Graham has died at 99, according to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
He died in North Carolina.
Although he was known as “America’s Pastor,” Graham had a huge global following through his radio and television ministry.
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Mayor Massell, Lt. Gov. Carl Sanders, Billy Graham, Betty Sanders. (Photo and caption were provided by Buckhead Coalition Inc) Personal Journey of Sam Massell, former Atlanta mayor (1970-1974), realtor, travel advisor, and president of Buckhead Coalition.
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Graham had a strong connection in Georgia, where he held a number of major crusades and had a sometimes strained relationship with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
William Franklin Graham Jr was born on Nov. 7 1918 in Charlotte, N.C.
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