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Hunt, Earl Gladstone, Jr., 1918-2005


Earl G. Hunt, Jr. was born on September 14, 1918 in Washington County, Tennessee; his father was a physician. He was a leader of the Johnson City Youth Council during his time as a student at East Tennessee State College from which he graduated as valedictorian in 1941. Hunt graduated from Emory University's Candler School of Theology in 1946 and became a Methodist minister serving in the Holston Conference. He was president of Emory & Henry College from 1956-1964. Hunt became a bishop of the church in 1964, retiring in 1988. After his retirement, he served as president of the Foundation of Evangelism of the United Methodist Church from 1989-1996. He married Mary Ann Kyker in 1943. Hunt died in Asheville, North Carolina on March 26, 2005.

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Johnson City Youth Council Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-568
Arrangement Files are arranged in alphabetical order by subject content with the scrapbook stored in an oversized box. Note: Hunt's book "Recovering the Sacred: Papers from the Sanctuary and the Academy" and a biography of Hunt written by James C. Logan titled "A Charge to Keep: The Life of Earl Gladstone Hunt, Jr." were removed and have been cataloged into Special Collections.
Dates: 1937-1943