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The Rt. Rev. Henry Knox Sherrill
President of the National Council of Churches USA, 1950-1952

Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States, 1947-1958
Member of President Truman's Civil Rights Advisory Committee


"The joyful news that He is risen does not change the contemporary world. Still before us lie work, discipline, sacrifice. But the fact of Easter gives us the spiritual power to do the work, accept the discipline, and make the sacrifice."

Henry Knox Sherrill

 When Sherrill was President:

 ■ First modern credit card introduced

■ First Organ Transplant

 ■ First Peanuts Cartoon Strip

 ■ Korean War begins

 ■ Army-McCarthy hearings

 ■ President Truman orders
      building of  the H-bomb

 ■ Color TV introduced

 ■ South Africans forced to carry
      ID cards

 ■ Winston Churchill returns as
      Prime Minister

Henry Knox Sherrill



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