Geron Lakovos



Age: 93


Summary: spiritual leader of the Greek Orthodox Church of North and South America for 37 years who marched with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma, Alabama and won a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Jimmy Carter in 1980, who in 1959 became the first Greek Orthodox emissary in more than 400 years to meet with Roman Catholic Pope John XXII and was regarded as a dean of religious leaders in the U.S.



Cause of Death: Pulmonary ailment


Born: July 29, 1911


Died: April 10, 2005


Location: Stamford, Connecticut