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Alfred Alonzo Gilman, American bishop. Decorated 3d Order Growing Grain, Republic of China. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Tau Delta. Translated Seeley’s Ecce Homo.

Background

Gilman, Alfred Alonzo was born on August 23, 1878 in North Platte, Nebraska, United States. Son of Platt Jewel and Mary Eddy (Hubbard) Gilman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Nebraska, 1898. Graduate Philadelphia Division School, 1901, S.T.D., 1918.

Career

April 1936); children—John Platt (deceased), Frederick Carter, Louise Frances, Edward Hubbard Platt. Deacon, 1901, priest, 1902, Protestant Episcopal Church. Missionary, Little Snake River, Wyoming, and Colorado, 1901-1902, Hankow, China, 1902-1907, Changsha, 1907-1913.

Editor Chinese Churchman, 1913-1916. Teacher Boone U., 1916-1917, president, 1917-1924. President Central China U., 1924-1929.

Suffragan bishop, District of Hankow, 1925-1937. Bishop of Hankow, 1937-1948.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Tau Delta. Translated Seeley’s Ecce Homo.

Connections

Married Gertrude Carter, February 22, 1905 (deceased. Children: John Platt (deceased), Frederick Carter, Louise Frances, Edward Hubbard Platt.

father:
Platt Jewel Gilman

mother:
Mary Eddy (Hubbard) Gilman

spouse:
Gertrude Carter

child:
John Platt Gilman (deceased)

child:
Frederick Carter Gilman

child:
Louise Frances Gilman

child:
Edward Hubbard Platt Gilman