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Rev Peter John Gomes
Birth: May 22, 1942
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 2011
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

American preacher, theologian, author as well as professor at Harvard University's Divinity School. He was the only child of Peter Lobo & Orissa White Gomes. Gomes graduated from Bates College and Harvard Divinity School before being ordained an American Baptist minister in 1968. He was a leading expert on early American religion, serving as Harvard's official interreligious chaplain through Memorial Church of Harvard University since 1970. In 2008, Gomes was featured in Henry Louis Gates' PBS documentary African American Lives 2. In 2011, Gomes was featured in the PBS documentary Out In America.

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 Parents:
  Peter Lobo Gomes (1908 - 1968)
  Orissa Josephine Gomes (1901 - 1982)
 
Burial:
Vine Hills Cemetery
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Gomes family plot
 
Created by: Reggie Sutton
Record added: Mar 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66336403
Rev Peter John Gomes
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Rev Peter John Gomes
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Rev Peter John Gomes
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A true leader and inspiration.
- David and Michael
 Added: May. 8, 2013

- Curtis Jackson
 Added: Mar. 1, 2012

- Morganna
 Added: Feb. 23, 2012
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