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President of Northwestern Bible College

1948 - 1952

Billy Graham became the youngest college president in the country when he took up that roll at Northwestern Bible College, Minneapolis, in 1948 aged 29. He served as president until 1952, moving on to full-time evangelism.

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Billy Graham

William Franklin Graham was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well-known internationally in the late 1940s. One of his biographers has placed him “among the most influential Christian leaders” of the 20th century. As a preacher, he held large indoor and outdoor rallies with…

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