Our school is named for George Washington Truett, a prominent Dallas minister and writer. Mr. Truett was born on May 6, 1867, in Hayesville, North Carolina. Following his family to Texas, a young Mr.Truett completed his AB degree at Baylor University in 1897 and became the minister of First Baptist Dallas, a post which he maintained until his death in 1944. He is remembered as a profound orator and servant leader whose influence reached across Dallas and beyond.
Source: Wikipedia contributors. (2020, August 28). George Washington Truett. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 16:29, September 3, 2020, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=George_Washington_Truett&oldid=975472959