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Grafton Trophy Winners and Their Sermons
Grafton Trophy Closeup
Grafton Trophy detail
(Left) List of first winners showing seminary affiliation, then change to a Louisville Seminary competition.

(Right) Decorative details.

 

1934

A. Leland Jamison
A. Leland Jamison '36
Sermon Unknown

 

1949

John G. DeKruyter
John G. DeKruyter '50
Sermon Unknown

1935

A. Leland Jamison
A. Leland Jamison '36
Sermon Unknown

1950

Grayson L.Tucker
Grayson L. Tucker '52
Sermon Unknown

1936

A. Leland Jamison
A. Leland Jamison '36
Sermon Unknown






James A. OverholserJames A. Overholser '36
Sermon Unknown

1951

George Riley Edwards

George Riley Edwards '51
Sermon Unknown

1937

Woodrow W. Thrower
Woodrow W. Thrower '37
Sermon Unknown

1952

Otis Leroy Fisher

Otis Leroy Fisher '53
"The Emancipation of Personality"

1938

William Avery Benfield
William Avery Benfield '39
"Thou Fool"

1953

Edwin Bell Hanna
Edwin Bell Hanna '53
"Better Things Ahead"

1939

James Giles Saint
James Giles Saint '39
(Name appears as Baint on Trophy)
Sermon Unknown

1954

Thornton Wilson Tucker
Thornton Wilson Tucker '55
"Here Is Power for You"

1940

Joseph Browning Ledford
Joseph Browning Ledford '42
"The Economics of Christ"

1955

Thornton Wilson Tucker
Thornton Wilson Tucker '55
"Prelude to Worship"

1941

Joseph Browning Ledford
Joseph Browning Ledford '42
Sermon Unknown

1956

Arlen Kent Buser
Arlen Kent Buser '57
"Voices and The Voice"

1942

Edwin Randle Short
Edwin Randle Short '44
Sermon Unknown

1957

Robert Sanford Owens
Robert Sanford Owens '57
Sermon Unknown

1943

Ralph J. Hawley
Ralph J. Hawley '43
"Christianity Is Productive"

1958

Franc McKamey Guthrie
Franc McKamey Guthrie '58
"Conversations in the Barbershop"

1944

Archibald Boggs Taylor
Archibald Boggs Taylor '45
"Doom to the Dilettante"

1959

Richard Vernon Beesley
Richard Vernon Beesley '60
"Watch Out for Lambs"

1945

Thomas Charles Henderson '47
"The Inward Uniform"

1960

Malcolm Lee Peel
Malcolm Lee Peel '60
Sermon Unknown

1946

Joseph Lux Hunter
Joseph Lux Hunter '46
"The Challenge of Love"

1961

Donald Bruce Newroth
Donald Bruce Newroth '62
Sermon Unknown

1947

Edward Lewis Tullis
Edward Lewis Tullis '47
"Are You Afraid"

1962

No prize given

1948

John G. DeKruyter
John G. DeKruyter '50
"A Mess of Pottage"

1963


William W. Kenney '66
"The Power of Communion in the Christian Community"
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