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WHEREAS, Dr. W. P. Throgmorton, of Illinois, has departed this life and gone to his eternal reward during this past year.

WHEREAS, He led in the organization of the Illinois Baptist State Association, he was president of the State Board for fifteen years, he led in the movement of bringing the Illinois Baptist State Association into the Southern Baptist Convention;

WHEREAS, He was looked to and followed as the outstanding leader by Baptists in Southern Illinois, in all the above named movements, and as editor, preacher, pastor, and leader; therefore,

RESOLVED, That the Southern Baptist Convention do hereby recognize and express its appreciation of the great work done by this one of the fine leaders among us.