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How the money from corporations was split

Here is a breakdown of the approximate amount of money given by corporations to the National Baptist Convention, according to the Rev. Henry J. Lyons. It includes what the convention actually got and how much in commissions went to Lyons, Bernice Edwards and the Rev. Frederick Demps. Not included is the Loewen Group. Lyons says he is not sure whether that contract was for $300,000 or $400,000 and how much of that Edwards received.
Given NBC Lyons Edwards Demps
Globe Life and Accident
Insurance Co.
$600,000 $135,000 $100,000 $365,000 $0
General Motors Corp. $225,000* ? ? $75,000 ?
Union Planters Bank $300,000 $75,000 $75,000 $0 $150,000
Nettele Systems Ltd. $100,000 $25,000 $25,000 $0 $50,000
Heart and Soul (magazine) $50,000** $0 $0 $25,000$0
United American Insurance Co. $37,500 $37,500 $0 $0 $0
Alabama Power Co. $15,000 $7,500 $0 $0 $7,500
AACHES (medical insurance)$15,000$15,000 $0 $0 $0
MEFAC$5,000$0 $5,000 $0$0
Total $1.34-million*** $295,000 $205,000 $465,000 $207,500
Notes:
* Lyons was unclear on where the rest of the money went
** $25,000 went for the project's expenses, and Lyons says he believes, but is not certain, $25,000 went to Edwards.
*** Where other $175,000 went still is unclear, Lyons said, or went for other expenses.


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