Jerry Falwell

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Jerry Lamon Falwell Sr.
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Born (1933-08-11)August 11, 1933
Lynchburg, Virginia,
United States
Died May 15, 2007(2007-05-15) (aged 73)
Lynchburg, Virginia,
United States
Cause of death Heart attack
Occupation Protestant Christian Evangelist
Years active 1971-2007

Jerry Lamon Falwell, Sr. (August 11, 1933 – May 15, 2007) was an American evangelical Christian pastor and televangelist. He was the pastor of the Thomas Road Baptist Church, a megachurch in Lynchburg, Virginia. He founded Liberty University in 1971 and co-founded the Moral Majority in 1979. Fallwell was a member of the Southern Baptist Convention.[1]

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