On This day.....
Lansing Burrows died on this day in 1919.
Lansing was President of the /Southern Baptist convention from 1914-1916. He was born into the home of a Baptist preacher. To prepare himself for the ministry, he enrolled at the University of Richmond. He transferred to Wake Forest, but was prevented from taking part in the graduation because of his service in the Confederacy. Later he received a degree from Princeton. He pastored churches in NY, NJ, KY, GA. And Tennessee.