Fu Tieshan, male, Han nationality, is a native of Qingyuan, Hebei Province. He was born in 1931. In 1941, he graduated with a major in Catholicism. In 1954, Fu graduated from the Theology and Philosophy Department of Beijing Wensheng College.
The Xishiku Catholic Cathedral promoted Fu to priest in 1956. In 1979, the Catholic Diocese of Beijing ordained him a bishop. Fu has held several positions with Chinese Catholic associations. He was elected Vice-Chairman of the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association in 1993 and that same year, became chairman of the Beijing Patriotic Catholic Association. In 1998, he was elected chairman of the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association.
Fu also has extensive involvement with the CPPCC. He was a Standing Committee member of the 6th and 7th CPPCC National Committees. In 1998, he was elected Vice-Chairman of the 9th CPPCC Beijing Municipal Committee.
Fu is the author of the Chinese-English Glossary of Everyday Catholic Terms.