Centenary College of Louisiana - Yoncopin Yearbook (Shreveport, LA)

 - Class of 1938

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R. T. Moore E. A. Frost John L. Scales, Sr. T. C. Clanton Hutchinson, St. Five of the six living mem- bers of the Board oi Trus- tees which brought Doctor Sexton to Centenary as president. The sixth living member, A. ]. Peavy, is not shown. The other mem- bers were: F. T. Whited, Sr., George S. Prestridge, ]. C. Foster, and ]. B. At- kins, Sr., deceased. J, ecomes CALaiional beam eaoer those who have played such a great part in shaping constructive thought of men and women in this country. It was a pleasure and a privilege for me to have been included within the circle of his friends. " Doctor Sexton now was becoming known by a sobriquet which remained with him throughout his life — " Everybody ' s Brother George. " Realization was coming to all that here was a true leader, within the church itself, and in those spheres where both spiritual and material objectives stood forth. He left the Houston pas- torate in 1909 to take over the task of raising funds for construction of the now famous Representative Church of Southern Methodism at Washington, D. C. Ten years he spent in this work, but today another memorial to the efforts of Doctor

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JLls Jnena--- ( J-esse J ones M. E. Church at Houston was the result of his efforts there, and he served as its pastor during the period 1906-1909. A young man named Jesse Jones contributed $50,000 to Doctor Sexton for this church, and the friendship which had brought this action was another which lasted through life and always held the two tightly together in the cause of humanity and Christianity. Jesse Jones, as chairman of the Reconstruction Fi- nance Corporation, penned this tribute to his old friend after Doctor Sexton ' s death: " Dr. Sexton was a real leader in his field. It is not possible to appraise the real value of his work — it was so far reaching and his fine principles of living were so deeply imprinted on those who came within his influence. His was a purposeful life, with con- structive objectives for the benefit of others. He served to the fullest extent of his seemingly un- limited and various capacities. There is nothing more ne cessary to insure good citizenship and good government than right and clean thinking. Dr. Sexton takes his place with The records of Centenary at Jackson, obtained by Doctor Sexton as he healed the breach between Centenary factions on assum- ing the presidency of the college. Jackson Hall, the only building on the campus when Doctor Sexton became president. " vw;- ' : .



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f,.- . §f ■• . ' «. II i I s £ r § . .-,. m sS zS! 3. i 1 The Ar s Building — one ot the first building achievements of Doctor Sexton at Cent enary. Below: the 1932 graduation parade, showing the laculty, Board ot Trustees and graduates. The lour in front are George Reynolds, ]. L. Lancaster, L. A. Downs and Doctor Sexton. Mr. Lancaster and Mr. Downs were honored with LL.D. degrees _ HI I tm 2V ' . mm

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