HARRINGTON, BOB, 1927-

Biography:

Evangelist; motivational speaker. Born– September 2, 1927, Sweetwater. Parents– Robert and Ludie (Shoultz) Harrington. Married– Joyce Compton. Children– Two. Married Becky Harrington, December 5, 1990.¬†Education– Marion Military Institute; Auburn University; graduate of University of Alabama; study at New Orleans Baptist Seminary, 1961. Played football at both Auburn and Alabama. Served in U.S. Navy; worked in photography business in Tuscaloosa and insurance business in Mobile and Butler. In 1958, experienced a religious conversion and immediately began preaching; ordained to Baptist ministry, 1961. Joined Eddie Martin Evangelistic Team; later, conducted independent evangelistic campaigns and a television ministry. While a seminary student, established a place to preach on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Became known as “The Chaplain of Bourbon Street.”¬† Successful motivational speaker for some years.

Source:

The Chaplain of Bourbon Street.

Publication(s):

The Chaplain of Bourbon Street. Garden City, N.Y.; Doubleday, 1969.

Bring Them In. Nashville; Brookman, 1974.