Foggie, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1912-2000

Biography:

Ordained to ministry African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 1936; elected bishop, 1968. Pastor Wadsworth St. African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Providence, 1936-39, Rush African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1939-44, Wesley Center African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Pittsburgh, 1944-68; bishop 12th district, Arkansas, North Arkansas, Georgia, South Georgia, Oklahoma, Texas, 1968-72, 5th district, Allegheny, Phila.-Balt., Virginia Conferences, 1972-76, 3d district, 1972-80, 3d district, Allegheny, Phila.-Balt., Ohio, Guyana, Barbados Conferences, 1980-88. Past president Pittsburgh branch NAAC, Housing Authority, City of Pittsburgh; member Leadership Conference on Civil Rights. Recipient Congl. Record citation, 50 years in pastoral ministry, 1986, 1st Ann. Service award Pittsburgh branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; fellow University Pittsburgh (Who's Who)

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