Carroll Pickett

Pastor, Author

1933 –

20

Who is Carroll Pickett?

Reverend Carroll L. "Bud" Pickett is a Presbyterian minister in Huntsville, Texas. In the 1960s and 1970s, Rev. Pickett served as pastor for three churches in Texas. In 1980 he began serving as a chaplain in the Huntsville, Texas, prison, where he spent most of the next 15 years working with prisoners facing imminent execution. Since retiring from the Texas Department of Corrections, Rev. Picket writes and speaks against the death penalty. His 2002 book, Within These Walls: Memoirs of a Death House Chaplain, won several awards. The 2008 documentary At the Death House Door: No Man Should Die Alone chronicles his prison ministry.

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Born
1933
Nursery
Also known as
  • Carroll L. "Bud" Pickett
  • Rev. Caroll Pickett
  • Reverend Carroll L. "Bud" Pickett
  • Carroll L. Pickett
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Austin College
  • Victoria College
Lived in
  • Victoria

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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