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Rev Rex Humbard
Birth: Aug. 13, 1919
Death: Sep. 21, 2007

Religious Leader. This former traveling evangelist became one of America's most famous preachers in a career that spanned more than forty years. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, the son of Pentecostal evangelists. He had little formal seminary training, but his early participation in organizing the family revivals and acting as the family's master of ceremonies gave him practical experience that served him well when he launched his own ministry. Humbard eventually settled in Akron, Ohio where he established "The Cathedral for Tomorrow". In 1953 he began televising his services and by 1970 his TV show was reportedly aired on more stations than any other program in America. By 1979 the show was aired internationally. However, financial struggles caused the ministry to suffer major setbacks. He eventually moved to Florida and by the 1990's he gave up his on-air preaching. At the time of his death he was recognized as a respected visionary in religious television programming and as a pioneer in church growth.  (bio by: Bigwoo) 
Family links: 
  Martha Bell Childers Humbard (1896 - 1984)
  Maude Aimee Jones Humbard (1922 - 2012)*
  Rex Humbard (1919 - 2007)
  Branson Clement Edward Humbard (1923 - 2012)*
  Anna Mary Esther Humbard (1927 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Burial Park
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sect. 29, Lot 16
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bigwoo
Record added: Sep 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21699847
Rev Rex Humbard
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