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MARRYING PREACHER - 1
The Reverend W. W. Stogner is best known perhaps "
around the Dallas county courthouse, whose halls he
has trod for the last 28-years. He is known also to
an untold* number of young couples who have come to him
for thee tying of the marriage knot.
he's being led by county judge Lew Sterret down another
aisle, toward a frosted cake with candles, because The
Reverend Mr. Stogner is marking his 90th birthday anni-
9 versary. Employes in the marriage clerk's office --
appropriately -- are throwing him a party.
minister was born in 18-73 just west of Oxford, Missi-
ssippi, but soon moved with his family to llis county,
south of Dallas . 'or the last 50-years, after taking
his training through the mails, The Reverend Mr. Sbog-
ner has been an ordained Baptist minister -- a conser-
vative, he says, in theology and in politics. He and
his wife live at 9-27 Evenard 'treet in Tdallas and
every morning, regular as daylight, he is at the court-
houtse, ready to ~ what services are asked of him.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Marrying preacher], item, February 12, 1963; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc966894/m1/1/: accessed August 11, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.