Larry Geraty

Professor, Politician

1940 –

90

Who is Larry Geraty?

Lawrence "Larry" T. Geraty is an American academic who served as the second President of La Sierra University in Riverside, California. He completed his undergraduate education at Pacific Union College, a liberal arts college in California's Napa Valley, and received a doctorate in biblical studies from Harvard University. Geraty comes from a family of scholars, his father was also a professor who went on to lead a number of colleges.

In addition to leading La Sierra University Geraty has been President of other colleges, including the American Schools of Oriental Research, and worked as an archeologist and history professor. In 2007 he was recognized as "Citizen of the Year" by the local Chamber of Commerce in his adopted town of Riverside, California. He was also honored in a speech by Rep. Ken Calvert in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Born
1940
Religion
  • Seventh-day Adventist Church
Profession
Education
  • Pacific Union College
  • Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary
  • Harvard University
Lived in
  • Riverside

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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