(July 9, 1875 - March 12, 1934)Born in present Oklahoma, James Winford Hunt grew up on the Texas high plains. A newspaper publisher for several years, he became a Methodist minister in 1903. While a pastor in Abilene, he convinced the Northwest Texas Conference of the Methodist Church to build a college in the town. The school, McMurry College, opened in 1923 with Dr. Hunt as president. Known widely for this writings and sermons, he became a successful Christian educator.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 6:50am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 431928 N 3591380|
|Decimal Degrees||32.45751667, -99.72428333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 27.451', W 99° 43.457'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 27' 27.06" N, 99° 43' 27.42" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 801-897 Cottonwood St, Abilene TX 79601, US|
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