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Charles W. Ferguson, American editor, author. Recipient Christopher award, 1958. Member National Council Boy Scouts American; vice president public information National Safety Council, 1960-1967. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.


Ferguson, Charles W. was born on August 23, 1901 in Quanah, Texas, United States. Son of Charles Nathaniel Newton and Jennie (Wright) Ferguson.


AB, Southern Methodist University, 1923. Doctor of Letters, Southern Methodist University, 1966. Postgraduate, Union Theological Seminary.

Postgraduate, New School for Social Research, New York City. Doctor of Letters, Hillsdale College, 1952.


Minister, Methodist Church, 1923-1925;associate editor, The Bookman, 1926-1930;religious editor, Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1926-1930;secretary, Ray Long & Richard R. Smith Inc., 1930-1932;president, Round Table Press, 1932-1934;associate editor, Readers Digest, 1934-1940;senior editor, Readers Digest, 1940-1968;cultural relations officer, United States Embassy, London, 1946. Visiting lecturer University Texas, 1969, Southern Methodist U., 1972.



No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.


A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.


Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.


Member National Council Boy Scouts American. Vice president public information National Safety Council, 1960-1967. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.


Married Victoria Wallace, June 28, 1923 (divorced). Children: Charles Wallace, Hugh McGinnis.

Charles Nathaniel Newton Ferguson

Jennie (Wright) Ferguson

Victoria Wallace

Charles Wallace Ferguson

Hugh McGinnis Ferguson