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Larry Lynn Lewis, American college official, minister, denominational official Member Missouri Education Association, History Hannibal Association, Hannibal Chamber of Commerce (president 1985).; Lodge:Hannibal Rotary.


Lewis, Larry Lynn was born on January 27, 1935 in Mexico, Missouri, United States. Son of Artie Francis and Mary Lue (Whiteside) Lewis.


Associate of Arts, Hannibal-LaGrange College, 1954. Bachelor, University Missouri, 1956. Bachelor's Degree, Southwestern Baptist Seminary, 1960.

Master of Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Seminary, 1960. D.Ministry, Luther Rice Seminary, 1978.


Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1954. Pastor Parsons Baptist Church, Columbus, Ohio, 1961—1966, Delaware Valley Baptist Church, Willingboro, New Jersey, 1966—1971. Director religious education Baptist Convention Pennsylvania/South Jersey, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1971—1974.

Pastor Tower Grove Baptist Church, St. Louis, 1974—1981. President Hannibal-LaGrange College, Hannibal, Missouri, 1981—1987, Home Mission Board Off Southern Baptist Convention, since 1987. Minister education, youth Tri-Village Baptist Church, Columbus, 1961—1962.

Public school teacher Columbus Public School, 1962—1963. Church growth consultant Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, 1971—1974. President Tower Grove Christian School, 1978—1981, Missouri Baptist Pastors Conference, 1979.

Vice president Southern Baptist Pastors Conference, Southern Baptist Convention, 1980. Board directors Hannibal Young Men’s Christian Association.


Member Missouri Education Association, History Hannibal Association, Hannibal Chamber of Commerce (president 1985). Lodge:Hannibal Rotary.


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Married Betty Jo Cockerell Lewis, February 28, 1964. Children: Janet Lynn, Christy Ann, Mark Ray.

Artie Francis Lewis

Mary Lue (Whiteside) Lewis

Betty Jo Cockerell Lewis

Mark Ray Lewis

Janet Lynn Lewis

Christy Ann Lewis