Phillip Morris (1888-1891)

Phillip Morris was the founder and first president of Virginia Seminary. He attended Howard University and graduated with a degree in law and theology. Morris came to Lynchburg to assist his uncle, the Reverend Fielding Morris, pastor of Court Street Baptist Church. Upon his uncle’s death in 1881, Morris became pastor of the church.

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