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Jerry Lamon Falwell Sr. was an American Southern Baptist pastor, televangelist, and conservative activist. He was the founding pastor of the Thomas Road Baptist Church, a megachurch in Lynchburg, Virginia. He founded Lynchburg Christian Academy in 1967 and Liberty University in 1971 and co-founded the Moral Majority in 1979.

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Born Jerry Lamon Falwell
(1933-08-11)August 11, 1933
Lynchburg, Virginia,
U.S.
Died May 15, 2007(2007-05-15) (aged 73)
Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.
Occupation Pastor, educator, evangelist, activist
Years active 1956–2007
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Macel Pate (m. 1958–2007)
Children Jerry Falwell Jr.
Jonathan Falwell
Jeannie Falwell

Jerry Lamon Falwell Sr. (August 11, 1933 – May 15, 2007) was an American Southern Baptist pastor, televangelist, and conservative activist. He was the founding pastor of the Thomas Road Baptist Church, a megachurch in Lynchburg, Virginia. He founded Lynchburg Christian Academy (now Liberty Christian Academy) in 1967 and Liberty University in 1971 and co-founded the Moral Majority in 1979.

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Falwell opposes MLK day in 1983

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Jerry Falwell Getting Screamed at by an Upset Man on Live TV at Heritage USA, July 1987

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