Charles Harrison Mason

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Bishop Charles Harrison Mason Sr. (September 8, 1866 – November 17, 1961) was an American HolinessPentecostal pastor and minister.[1][2] He was the founder and first Senior Bishop of the Church of God in Christ, based in Memphis, Tennessee. It developed into what is today the largest Holiness Pentecostal church denomination and one of the largest predominantly African-American Christian denominations in the United States.[1][3]

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Bishop Charles Harrison Mason
SuccessorO. T. Jones Sr.
Personal details
Born(1866-09-08)September 8, 1866
DiedNovember 17, 1961(1961-11-17) (aged 95)
Detroit, Michigan, US
SpouseAlice Saxton 1890–1892 (divorce)
Lelia Washington 1905–1936 (her death)
Elsie Washington 1943–1961 (his death)
OccupationSenior Bishop, Church of God in Christ, Chief Apostle, Pastor and Evangelist