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Charles Andrew Rush

Clergyman

Charles Andrew Rush, American clergyman. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon. President Opelika Chapter American Red Cross, 1918.; Mason.

Background

Rush, Charles Andrew was born on October 31, 1862 in Macon Company, Alabama, United States. Son of John Wesley and Octavia (Osgood) Rush.

Education

Educated Barton Academy, Mobile Military Institute, Prattville Academy, Summerfield Institute (all of Alabama). Bachelor of Arts, Southern U., Greensboro, Alabama, 1886 (Doctor of Divinity, 1910).

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church S., 1885. Pastor of Greensboro Mission, 1885-1886, Citronelle, 1886-1887. Chaplain Southern U., 1888-1890.

Pastor Greensboro Circuit, 1890-1892, Loachapoka, 1892-1893, Roxana Mission, 1893-1894 (also principal Montgomery District High School), Tallassee, 1895-1896, Dexter Avenue Church, Montgomery, 1897-1900, Union Springs, 1900-1901. Presiding elder Marianna District, 1902, Selma District, 1903-1904, Prattville District, 1905-1906. Pastor Government St. Church, Mobile, 1907-1910, Troy, 1911, Evergreen District, 1912, Montgomery District, 1913.

President Southern U., Greensboro, Alabama, 1914-1917. Pastor Opelika, Alabama, since September 1917.

Membership

Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon. President Opelika Chapter American Red Cross, 1918.

Connections

Married Julia Rosaline Roebuck, of Birmingham, Alabama, January 3, 1887.

father:
John Wesley Rush

mother:
Octavia (Osgood) Rush

spouse:
Julia Rosaline Roebuck