George McGovern recalled as a pastor in 1940s Illinois
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. -- He was a national figure -- a congressman, U.S. senator, three-time presidential candidate and decorated bomber pilot who championed peace and an end to hunger.
But before becoming widely known as a liberal Democrat, George McGovern spent a brief period in a resort area near Mundelein crafting sermons and tending to a modest congregation.
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