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Publishing company executive , accounts executive

Troy Pope Scogin, American Publishing company executive, accounts executive. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1956.


Scogin, Troy Pope was born on October 31, 1932 in Manchester, Alabama, United States. Son of James David and Thelma Katie (Helton) Scogin.


Bachelor, Howard College, 1955. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1959. Master of Arts, Samford University, 1972.


Pastor, West Port (Kentucky) Baptist Church, 1956-1958;pastor, Providence Baptist Church, Bellevue, Ohio., 1958-1961;chaplain/captain, United States Air Force, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1961-1964;pastor, Sycamore (Alabama) Baptist Church, 1964-1965;sales representative, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1965-1974;regional manager, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1974-1989;special assistant to executive vice president college division, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1989-1990;vice president, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, since 1984;national accounts executive, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1990-1992;interim pastor, Ross Avenue Baptist Church Intercity Mission, Dallas, since 1993. Advisory board directors Ross Avenue Center. Faculty Eastfield College, since 1992.


  • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1956.


Chairman board deacons Ross Avenue Baptist Church, Dallas, 1991. Trustee St. Johns Metropolitan Community Church, Metropolitan Community Church, Raleigh. Member American Management Association, American Society Training Development, National Council Teachers English, Texas Junior College Teachers Association, North Carolina Community College Faculty Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa (national leadership fraternity president 1954), Alpha Phi Omega (national service fraternity president 1952).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bowling, swimming, fishing, tennis, golf.


Married Katie Elizabeth Bates, May 26, 1956. Children: Norma Kay, Joyce Marie.

James David Scogin

Thelma Katie (Helton) Scogin

Katie Elizabeth Bates

Norma Kay Scogin

Joyce Marie Scogin