Death of Oral Roberts

January 24, 1918 - December 15, 2009
| Age 91

Evangelist & founder of Oral Roberts University, dead at 91
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TULSA, Okla. — Oral Roberts, the evangelist who rose from humble tent revivals to found a multimillion-dollar ministry and a university bearing his name, died Tuesday. He was 91.

Roberts died of complications from pneumonia in Newport Beach, Calif., according to his spokesman, A. Larry Ross. The evangelist was hospitalized after a fall on Saturday. He had survived two heart attacks in the 1990s and a broken...

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