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Clergyman , educator

Charles Rush Jenkins, American clergyman, educator.


Jenkins, Charles Rush was born on August 25, 1871 in Thomson, Georgia, United States. Son of Daniel and Ann Eliza (Rush) Jenkins.


Bachelor of Arts, Emory College, Oxford, Georgia, 1893. Doctor of Divinity, Birmingham College, 1913.


Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1900.

Pastor Richland, Georgia, 1901-1902, Pelham, 1903-1904, Fort Valley, 1909, 1st Church, Waycross, 1910. Presiding elder McRae District, South Georgia Conference, spring, 1911. Professor philosophy, Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia, 1905-1908. Vice president same, 1911-1912, president 1912-1920. Pastor Fort Valley, 1920-1921. Presiding elder Thomasville District. Pastor St. Luke’s Church, Columbus, 1923-1926, Mulberry St. Methodist Episcopal Church, Macon, 1927-1930, Wesley Monumental Methodist Episcopal Church, Savannah, Georgia, 1931-1934. First Church, Douglas, Georgia, 1935-1938.


Member General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church, South 1914-1934. Member Phi Delta Theta, Phi Beta Kappa. Mason.; Rotarian.


Married Beulah Hall, of Midway, Alabama, August 18, 1898.

Daniel Jenkins

Ann Eliza (Rush) Jenkins

Beulah Hall