|Birth Day||November 7, 1918|
|Birth Place||Charlotte, NC|
|Age||102 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 21, 2018 (age 99)|
Beloved American Christian evangelist who rose to Celebrity status in 1949 and operates a variety of media and publishing outlets. He has appeared on Gallup's list of most admired men and women 55 times since 1955 and is regarded as "America's pastor."
He avoided drugs and alcohol after his father made him and his sister drink beer until they were sick.
He was a spiritual adviser to a number of Presidents and he bailed Martin Luther King Jr. out of jail in the 1960s when he was arrested in demonstrations.
He married Ruth Graham in 1943. He and Ruth raised five children named Franklin, Anne, Gigi, Ned and Ruth.