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Albert Sidney Thomas, American bishop. Member South Carolina. Society Colonial Wars (chaplain), General Society Colonial Wars, Huguenot Society of South Carolina. (chaplain), South Carolina. Society; Mason.

Background

Thomas, Albert Sidney was born on February 6, 1873 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Son of John Peyre and Mary Caroline (Gibbes) Thomas.

Education

Bachelor of Science, State Military College, Charleston, South Carolina., 1892, Doctor of Laws, 1931. Bachelor of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, New York City, 1900, S.T.D., 1930. Graduate study South Carolina.

College, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee. Doctor of Divinity, University of the South, 1929.

Career

Teacher, public schools, Columbia, 1892-1897. Ordained deacon, 1900, priest, 1901, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector St. Matthew’s Church, Darlington, South Carolina., 1900-1908, St. David’s Church, Cheraw, 1908-1921.

Church of Good Shepherd, Columbia, 1918. St. Michael’s Church, Charleston, 1921-1928. Bishop of South Carolina., November 30, 1928-January 1, 1944.

Secretary Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1901-1921. Deputy to General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1907-1928. Editor The Diocese,” 1913-1928.

President standing committee of the Diocese, 1922-1928, histroiographer since 1921. Trustee Porter Military Academy, Charleston.

Membership

Member South Carolina. Society Colonial Wars (chaplain), General Society Colonial Wars, Huguenot Society of South Carolina. (chaplain), South Carolina.

Society; Mason.

Connections

Married Emily Jordan Carrison, December 17, 1908. Children: Henry Carrison, Albert Sidney, Emily Jordan.

father:
John Peyre Thomas

mother:
Mary Caroline (Gibbes) Thomas

spouse:
Emily Jordan Carrison

child:
Albert Sidney Thomas

child:
Emily Jordan Thomas

child:
Henry Carrison Thomas