Les LeMay
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Les LeMay

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Dr Les L. LeMay
Born 1930s.
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I have a Bachelor of arts in Ministry degree received 1953 from Pacific Bible Seminary [now Hope International University, Fullerton CA] On July 2007 I received the honorary Doctor of Social Services degree from Seoul Christian University, Seoul, Korea. I grew up in Prescott, Arizona, and gradated from Prescott Senior High School in June 1948, intending to take Chemistry at Arizona State College in the fall. I did enroll and start, but in January 1949 I transferred to The Southwest Christian Seminary in Phoenix to begin a career in Christian Ministry. After attending there a few years, I went to Inglewood, California, to teach in the First Christian Church and School there, continuing my studies at Pacific Bible College in Long Beach, from which I graduated in 1953. After a period of short time experiences in California and Arizona, in 1957 I went with a friend to do graduate work at Cincinnati Bible College in Ohio. There I met Donna Boroff, a church secretary in Latonia, Kentucky, and a graduate of CBC herself, and we were married in 1959. Our daughter Jenifer was born in 1960 just after we moved to a ministry with New Burlington Church of Christ in Cincinnati. I served there till 1964 when we accepted a call to do substitute mission work in South Africa for Al Hamilton. Our son Eric was born August 1964 as we were raising funds to go. We served 14 months there, living in Hillsboro, Johannesburg, and then accepted a call to do similar work in Nigeria for Don Baughman . We spent another 14 Months there and were planning to return, but the Biafran war intervened, and we settled back in the Cincinnati area. I spent some time working for World Book Encyclopedia and then in a trip to Arizona to visit my parents, we returned through Casa Grande and preached there as a guest. A few weeks later we received a call to minister there, sold our house, packed up our belongings and moved to Casa Grande, Arizona, in August 1969. A fruitful and exciting ministry there ensued, but in 1974 we left and moved to Mesa, attending Central Christian Church there and eventually I got a job with the State of Arizona DES-DDD working with developmentally disabled folk of all ages. This job I kept, advancing in responsibility and retiring as a Case Manager in 1992. Soon after we joined Central, the minister asked if I could take forwarding agent duties for the Korean Christian Seminary. This began a 40 year association with Yoon Kwon Chae and Korea. We became treasurers and did convention exhibits and other traveling, including 3 trips to Korea for me and 2 for Donna. In 1981 we changed churches to First Christian Church of Tempe and we had many ministries there for this church. In October 2019 it was time to move to Senior Living and we went to Fellowship Square, a facility started by Christian Churches many years ago, and we are happy to have the protection of this place as we live out the coronavirus crisis attacking our world in 2020 == Sources ==1940 Arizona census Birth Certificate Baptismal certificate

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Hi Les,

Could you approve the merger for Robert C George (George-3072 and George-8306)? I have been working on the Venable family, which it turns out includes both his first wife Maggie and his second wife Anna. Both you and your cousin Larry George started a profile for Robert.

I am glad to hear you are staying safe in these crazy times!


posted by Julie Henry
Hello, Les!

Very well done on your making 1,000 or more contributions to WikiTree in June 2019! We commend and appreciate all of your time and effort in helping to grow and perfect our Shared Tree. Keep up the great work!

Pip Sheppard ~ WikiTree Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard
Hi Les!

Congratulations on making more than 1,000 contributions to WikiTree for the Month of May. We all appreciate your efforts to make our Shared Tree the best it can be. Keep up the great work and THANK YOU!

Pip Sheppard WikiTree Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard
Hi Les,

Thanks for taking the Pre-1700 Quiz!

Because pre-1700 ancestors are shared by many descendants, working within the projects which coordinate them is essential. You can learn more about joining the community in How To #3 and in the Project FAQ.

Use the Pre-1700 Projects list to find one which best fits your research focus, whether time period, location, or special event. Read the goals and tasks of the project and join if it is a good fit.

Let me know if you have trouble finding projects which fit your focus. Click my name, then ask in the comment section of my page.

Butch ~ Pre-1700 Greeter

posted by Butch Smith
Hello Les

Thanks for joining us! I hope you're enjoying our site and our community. I just wanted to check in and see how things are going. Have the New Member How-To pages been helpful or left you with questions?

It's great to have you on board. Enjoy your time here, and good luck growing your branches. If you need help just click on my name you'll be transferred to my profile where you can post a message or send me a private message.

Mindy ~ WikiTree Mentor

posted by Mindy Silva
Hi Les

Thank you for volunteering, we are glad that you joined us. You are now a full member of the WikiTree community, and can now start adding your family.

For helpful tips to get you on your way, please start with our New Member How-To pages .

I first started out as a rookie, just working on my immediate family members. But as I found more connections I got better at working on my tree. I think you will enjoy the experience once you get comfortable being here. I know I have! Note: If the link doesn't work in your email, you can find them in the public comments on your profile page. Feel free to work through the How-Tos at your own pace.

Dorothy, WikiTree Greeter

posted by Dorothy Barry
Hello Lester!

Welcome to WikiTree! We're growing a FREE worldwide family tree.

A few suggestions to get you started:

1. Our Honor Code is a very important part of why our community is such a friendly place to grow your family tree so please read it and make sure you agree with our mission and our nine simple rules.

2. Feel free to ask a question at our G2G forum.

3. You might want to check out our How to Use WikiTree guide.

If you would like to contribute, leave a comment here on your profile and we would be glad to add you to our WikiTree community.

Hope you'll join us ~ Happy researching!


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