Davies, Clem

DAVIES, Clem, radio preacher (b 1890, England; d 1951, Los Angeles, CA). He arrived in VICTORIA in 1922 after studying at an American bible college and launched radio station CFCL (later CJVI) to broadcast his brand of prophetic evangelism. In 1937 he moved to VANCOUVER, where he held fervent outdoor meetings for crowds of 10,000 faithful. Davies was strongly anti-Catholic: he claimed that the Duke of Windsor had abdicated the British throne because he was drugged by Jesuits. During WWII he...

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