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Howard Samuel Kennedy

Howard Samuel Kennedy, American clergyman. Member Chi Psi.


  • Kennedy, Howard Samuel was born on October 29, 1907 in Troy, New York, United States. Son of R. Oakley and Sarah (Klein) Kennedy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, 1929, Doctor of Divinity (honorary), 1950. A.M., Boston University, Bachelor of Sacred Theology, 1932.


    • Ordained to ministry of Methodist Church, 1932. Pastor, Methodist Church, Middlebury, Vermont, 1932-1937. Ordained deacon, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1937, priest, 1938.

      Curate, St. Paul’s Church, Troy, New York, 1937-1939. Rector, Church of Our Saviour, Lebanon Springs, New York, 1939-1941, Emmanuel Church, Little Falls, New York, 1941-1943. Dean, Cathedral of All Saints, Albany, New York, 1943-1950.

      Rector St. James Church, Chicago, since 1950, dean Cathedral of St. James, Chicago, since 1954. Deputy General Convention.


    Member Chi Psi.


    • Married Grace M. Johnston February 17, 1932. Children: John Richard (deceased), Sarah Anne (Mistress.
    • father: R. Oakley Kennedy
    • mother: Sarah (Klein) Kennedy
    • spouse: Grace M. Johnston February 17
    • children: John Richard Kennedy (deceased)
    • Sarah Anne (Mrs Kennedy
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    Born October 29, 1907
    Died January 9, 1964
    (aged 56)