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George Beverly Shea (1909 to )
Protestant
He Sang to More than Any Other Gospel Singer

Birth of George Beverly Shea, featured soloist with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Team. He probably sang the Gospel to more people than anyone else in the world. The name Beverly was a common name for boys in Canada and England; he was named after Dr. Beverly Carrardine, a famous Methodist preacher and author who often visited the Shea home. Beverly was the fourth of eight children in the home of Wesleyan Methodist minister, Adam I. Shea.

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