People, Sep. 24, 1956

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

In tiny (pop. 550) Tioga, Texas, early in the month, Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn, 74, became a formal church member for the first time when he joined Lone Star Primitive Baptist Church.* The conversion took place in a white frame church, after a Sunday sermon, when Elder Henry Greer Ball, a grocer on weekdays, asked if anyone present would like to accept Jesus Christ. Up stepped Sam, taking off tie, jacket and shoes. Then, wearing socks, trousers and white shirt, the Speaker of...

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