Nebraska Authors

Rev. J.C. Wade

AKA: Rev. J.C. Wade, Sr.

Born 1910

Died 1999-08-30
Omaha, NE (USA)

Omaha, NE (USA)
Forest Lawn Cemetery

J.C. Wade Sr. developed a reputation as one of the leading African-American preachers in the country while preaching for nearly half a century at the Salem Baptist Church in Omaha, Nebraska.

Places Lived

Memphis, TN
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Sermons; Religion


Pastor of Riverside Baptist Church, Memphis, TN
Pastor of Salem Baptist Church in Omaha, NE
Pastor Emeritus since 1988

Places Worked

Riverside Baptist Church, Memphis, TN
Salem Baptist Church, Omaha, NE (44 years)


The new church fellowship hall was named in honor of Pastor Wade along with his devoted wife, Mrs. Mary Wade


Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
Reverend Jesse Jackson


These Three. 2005. (co-authored with sons J.C. Ward Jr. and Melvin V. Wade Sr.)

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