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Twentieth-century conversions.

Who and When Raised   Became
Buffalo Bill, 1917, while nearing death Methodist Roman Catholic
T.S. Eliot, 1927, while experiencing turmoil in his relationship with wife Vivien Haigh-Wood Unitarian Anglo-Catholic
Chiang Kai-Shek, 1930, after prayer in battle was answered with snowstorm that hindered enemy forces Buddhist Methodist
Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953, second Sunday after becoming thirty-fourth president of the United States Mennonite Presbyterian
Elizabeth Taylor, 1959, two years after marrying a grandson of a Polish rabbi Christian Scientist Jewish
Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens), 1977, after a spiritual search prompted in part by a near-drowning experience Christian Muslim