Ranson in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
The Right Reverend Ernest Eugene Baltimore
A distinguished clergyman, humanitarian, and civic leader in the community. Bishop Baltimore served as Senior Bishop & General President of the King’s Apostle Holiness Church of God, Inc. He was Pastor of The Baltimore Temple Church for 51 years, 1948 to 1999. Bishop Baltimore received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from the Trinity Hall College and Seminary. He served the City of Ranson as Councilman, Finance Committee member, Sanitation Committee member, and Chairman of the Ordinance Committee and on several other committees in the Eastern Panhandle. He served as President of the Jefferson County Branch of the NAACP and was a lifetime member. He served as President of South Jefferson Ministerial Association, President of Jefferson County Black Ministerial Association, Vice President of The Board of Directors for the School of Hope. He was a member of the Board of Directors of United Givers Fund, member of the Board of Directors for Focus (Free our Citizens of Unhealthy Substance). He served as Advisor to the Jefferson County Memorial Park and King’s Apostle Multicultural Group. • Bishop Baltimore was friend to all, crossing the barriers of race, creed, and color. His life work lives on in the thousands of individuals who were touched by his character, courage, and commitment to improve the quality of
Location. 39° 17.718′ N, 77° 51.627′ W. Marker is in Ranson, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of South Fairfax Boulevard (West Virginia Route 115) and Mildred Street and 4th Avenue, in the median on South Fairfax Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ranson WV 25438, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Focus of Action (approx. 0.4 miles away); Martin R. Delany (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Charles Washington (approx. 0.4 miles away); Explore the Washington Heritage Trail / Afoot in Historic Charles Town (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charles Washington's Town (approx. 0.4 miles away); Two Treason Trials (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Trial of John Brown (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Yates (approx. 0.4 miles away).
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