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Clergyman , educator

Anthon Temple Gesner, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Gesner, Anthon Temple was born on July 20, 1865 in Le Roy, New York, United States. Son of Review Abraham Herbert and Helen Catlin (Dickinson) Gesner.

Education

Educated St. Stephen’s College, Annandale, New York. Bachelor of Arts, Trinity College, Connecticut, 1890, Master of Arts, 1894. Graduate Brekeley Division School, Middletown, Connecticut, 1893.

Career

Deacon, 1893, priest, 1894, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector St. Luke’s Church, Detroit, Minnesota, 1893-1895, St. Peter’s Church, St. Paul, 1895-1897, St. Paul’s Church, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1897-1900, St. Luke’s Church, Billings, Montana, 1900-1902. V.-rector Shattuck Military School, Faribault, Minnesota, 1902-1907.

Professor ethics and apologetics, Seabury Division School, and chaplain St. Mary’s Hall, Faribault, 1904-1910. Professor ethics and evidences of Christianity, Berkeley Division School, 1910-1917. Rector All Souls Church, Waterbury, Connecticut, 1917-1930, Christ Church, Roxbury, Connecticut, 1931-1933.

Author: The Gesner Family of New York and Nova Scotia, 1912. The Dickinson Family of Milton and Litchfield, 1913. Home: Roxbury, Conn.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Gesner Family of New York and Nova Scotia, 1912. The Dickinson Family of Milton and Litchfield, 1913.

Connections

Married Blanche Louise Pinniger, of Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, June 14, 1893. Children: Helen Sargent, Dorothy Dickinson, Conrad Herbert, Harriett Davis.

father:
Review Abraham Herbert Gesner

mother:
Helen Catlin (Dickinson) Gesner

spouse:
Blanche Louise Pinniger

child:
Helen Sargent Gesner

child:
Dorothy Dickinson Gesner

child:
Conrad Herbert Gesner

child:
Harriett Davis Gesner