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Charles Houston Bolton

Clergyman

Charles Houston Bolton, American clergyman. Mason, Kiwanian.

Background

Bolton, Charles Houston was born on September 13, 1886 in Belgreen, Alabama, United States. Son of Franklin Marion and Josephine (Hall) Bolton.

Education

Student Atlanta Theological Seminary, 1912-1914, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1915-1917. Doctor of Divinity, Mercer U., 1933. Doctor of Humane Letters, John B. Stetson U., De Land, Florida, 1943.

Career

Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1916. Pastor in Kentucky, Alabama and Florida, 1916-1939. Associate secretary Relief and Annuity Board, Southern Baptist Convention, 1939-1941.

Executive secretary-treasurer Florida Baptist Convention 1941-1944. Pastor Riverside Baptist Church Miami, 1944-1949. Executive secretary Southern Baptist Fdt., 1949-1953.

Pastor 1st Church, Avon Park, Florida, since 1953. Chairman board of trustees Stetson U.

Membership

Mason, Kiwanian.

Connections

Married Lena Mae Painter, September 20, 1904. Children: Charles Houston, Elinor Lyle, Edith Annette.

father:
Franklin Marion Bolton

mother:
Josephine (Hall) Bolton

spouse:
Lena Mae Painter

child:
Charles Houston Bolton

child:
Elinor Lyle Bolton

child:
Edith Annette Bolton