His mother was active in the sect from 1895, when Dwight was five years old, until she died.
Eisenhower's father was also an active member, although after 1915 he eventually no longer considered himself a Witness.
'From door to door to teach to preach .' they sang. Nobody ever wanted to invite us in, and some of them were quite rude.
The Jehovah's Witnesses didn't celebrate birthdays or Christmas, which is pretty difficult for a child to understand. I didn't go to friend's birthday parties because I didn't have a gift to give them.
It is intriguing that Gygax published a note in the IFW Monthly of February 1969 about Christmas being pagan, five years before he released "D&D" in 1974.
Just as I grew old enough to be embarrassed by this, my mother abandoned her faith in disillusionment. 'They were a bunch of hypocrites who were just as materialistic and greedy as the rest of us." Geri Halliwell, If Only p.31 "Mother became a Jehovah's Witness when Geri was very young, which meant Geri didn't get to celebrate birthdays or Christmas." (Nov 1 2007) "One of five, Krayzie was raised by his hard-working, struggling parents in the ghetto. He credits his musicality to his father, a steel worker, who would sing at home.
Needless to say, despite the efforts of his parents to instil him with a sense of righteousness, Krayzie fell prey to the thuggish ruggish streets.
The group resumed recording, and hit the Top Ten in 1978-79 with "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" and "Theme from 'The Deerhunter'."" (Hank Marvin Biography shopping.Oct 25 2007) "In fact, Dwight D.
Eisenhower was raised a Jehovah's Witness, a sect commonly called Russellites or Bible Students until 1931.