Charles Price Jones

JONES, Charles Price Sr. b. Texas Valley, Georgia, 9 December 1865; d. Los Angeles, California, 19 January 1949. Preacher, hymnist, and denominational leader, Jones was baptized in 1884 and ordained in 1887. He became senior pastor of St Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas (1888) and graduated at Arkansas Baptist College (ca. 1893), accepting a call to Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Searcy, Arkansas, and serving as corresponding secretary of the Arkansas Colored Baptist Association State Convention. He pastored Tabernacle Baptist Church in Selma, Alabama (1894) and Mount Helm Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi (1895), where he met Charles Harrison Mason...

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