Charles Hicks Bustill (1816-1890)

Charles Hicks Bustill, born in Philadelphia in 1816, was a Plastering Contractor by trade who worked with his brother James Bustill in the family business.  As an activist, Charles was an abolitionist conductor on the Underground Railroad, and he also served as the chairmen of trustees for the First African Presbyterian Church, the first and the oldest Black Presbyterian church in the United States.

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