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Charles Clingman


Charles Clingman, American bishop. member board directors Birmingham Community Chest; member of the board Regents, University of the South; Member Psi Upsilon.; Mason (32 degree).; Club: Pendennis.


Clingman, Charles was born on January 19, 1883 in Covington, Kentucky, United States. Son of Charles and Mary Ellen (Hartsough) Clingman.


Bachelor of Arts, Kenyon College, 1905, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1931, graduate Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, 1908, Doctor of Divinity, 1928. Doctor of Divinity, University of the South, 1928.


1 son, Robert Core. Deacon, 1907, priest, 1908, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector St. Paul’s Church, Newport, Kentucky, 1908-1913, Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, Texas, 1913-1918, Trinity Church, Houston, Texas, 1918-1924, Church of the Advent, Birmingham, Alabama, 1924-1936. Elected bishop Diocese of Kentucky, January 24, 1936.

In Red Cross Service, World War. Deputy to General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church 7 times to 1934. Chairman Department Public Welfare, Birmingham and Jefferson County, 1933-1934.

Member board directors Birmingham Community Chest. Chairman St. Mark’s School for Negroes (Birmingham).


Member board directors Birmingham Community Chest. Member of the board Regents, University of the South. Member Psi Upsilon.; Mason (32 degree).

Club: Pendennis.


Married Elizabeth Florence Core, October 21, 1909.

Charles Clingman

Mary Ellen (Hartsough) Clingman

Elizabeth Florence Core