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Document Details


Title: Shepherd, Ted
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Mississippi Oral History Project
Description: Reverend F.T. "Ted" Shepherd was born July 10, 1924, in Greenville, Mississippi. In 1942, he was graduated from Greenville High School. During World War II, from 1943 to 1946, he served in the armed forces. He was graduated from Delta State Teachers College in Cleveland, Mississippi, with a B.S. in business administration. His twenty-seven years of experience in the business world included positions in purchasing, sales, and accounting. He entered the Gospel ministry at the age of fifty-two, and he was ordained June 2, 1977. He served on the staff of First Baptist Church, Greenville, Mississippi, for twenty-two years, serving in the area of missions, including pastor of the Chinese Mission. He is the author of three books, past president of the Washington County Baptist Ministerial Association, member of Delta State Alumni Association and the American Legion.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohshepherdt.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Shepherd, Ted, 1924-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 10-Jul-1924
Speaker place of birth: Greenville, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Clergy; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 17-Aug-1999
Interviewer: Erwin, Emily
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025715-27635