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Troy Pope Scogin

Troy Pope Scogin, American publishing executive, finance company executive. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1956.


  • Scogin, Troy Pope was born on October 31, 1932 in Manchester, Alabama, United States. Son of James David and Thelma Katie (Helton) Scogin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Howard College, 1955. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1959. Master of Arts, Samford University, 1972.


    • Pastor West Port (Kentucky) Baptist Church, 1956-1958, Providence Baptist Church, Bellevue, Ohio, 1958-1961. Chaplain/captain United States Air Force, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1961-1964. Pastor Sycamore (Alabama) Baptist Church, 1964-1965.

      Sales representative Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1965-1974, regional manager, 1974-1989, special assistant to executive vice president college division, 1989-1990, vice president, since 1984, national accounts executive, 1990-1992. Pastor Ross Avenue Baptist Church Intercity Mission, Dallas, 1993-1998. Professor Wake Technology Community College, Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1998.

      Advisory board directors Ross Avenue Center. Faculty Eastfield College, 1992-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1956.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Chairman board deacons Ross Avenue Baptist Church, Dallas, 1991. Trustee St. Johns Metropolitan Community Church, Metropolitan Community Church, Raleigh. Member American Management Association, American Society Training Development, National Council Teachers English, Texas Junior College Teachers Association, North Carolina Community College Faculty Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa (national leadership fraternity president 1954), Alpha Phi Omega (national service fraternity president 1952).



    Bowling, swimming, fishing, tennis, golf.


    • Married Katie Elizabeth Bates, May 26, 1956. Children: Norma Kay, Joyce Marie.
    • father: James David Scogin
    • mother: Thelma Katie (Helton) Scogin
    • spouse: Katie Elizabeth Bates
    • children: Norma Kay Scogin
    • Joyce Marie Scogin
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    Born October 31, 1932
    • 1955
      Howard College
    • 1959
      Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • 1972
      Samford University
    • 1956 - 1958
      Pastor West Port (Kentucky) Baptist Church
    • 1958 - 1961
      Pastor West Port (Kentucky) Baptist Church
      Bellevue, Washington, United States
    • 1961 - 1964
      chaplain/captain United States Air Force
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
    • 1964 - 1965
      pastor Sycamore (Alabama) Baptist Church
    • 1965 - 1974
      sales representative Houghton Mifflin Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1993 - 1998
      pastor Ross Avenue Baptist Church Intercity Mission
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1998
      professor, Wake Technology Community College
      Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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