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Dr. Charles H. Wesley
[Charles H. Wesley]
December 2 1891 - August 16 1987
Professor of History at Howard University, Charles Harris Wesley was a noted historian, educator and author, and an ordained minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The fourth African American to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard University, he served as national General President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, was the President of Wilberforce University, Ohio, from 1942-1947, and later served as the first President of Central State College, Ohio, until his retirement in 1965. He was Executive Director of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History from 1965-1972, and later became its Executive Director Emeritus. In 1976, he served as Director of the Afro-American Historical & Cultural Museum, Philadelphia. He was the recipient of numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1930/31.
He was the author of several books on Prince Hall Freemasonry, including Prince Hall : life and legacyfor the United Supreme Council, Southern Jurisdiction, Prince Hall Affiliation, in 1977.
Hiram Lodge No. 4, Prince Hall Affiliation, Washington, DC

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