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Archibald Campbell Knowles Edit Profile

Clergyman

Archibald Campbell Knowles, American clergyman.

Background

Knowles, Archibald Campbell was born on July 11, 1865 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George Lambert and Matilda Josephine Knowles.

Education

Educated University of Pennsylvania, class of ’85. Attended lectures at Cambridge and London, England. Doctor of Divinity, Nashotah, 1937.

Career

Ordained deacon, 1898, priest, 1899, P.E. Church. Rector St. Alban’s Church, Olney, Philadelphia Author: The Belief and Worship of the Anglican Church, 1895. Joscelyn Vernon, 1898.

Turning Points, 1898. The Triumph of the Cross, 1900. Come Unto Me, 1901; The Holy Christ Child, 1905.

The Life of Offering, 1906. The Practice of Religion (over 100 copies sold), 1906. Adventures in the Alps, 1913.

Reminiscences of a Parish Priest, 1935. Franklin Delano Roosevelt—The Great Liberal, 1937. A Rendezvous with Destiny (The Life and Career of Franklin Delano Roosevelt) 1946.

Lights and Shadows of the Sacred Ministry, 1947. Was engaged in banking and other business enterprises for ten years before entering ministry. Has traveled extensively in Europe, specially interested in ecclesiastical art and architecture.

Rebuilt St. Alban’s Church as a memorial to his parents in the style of French.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Belief and Worship of the Anglican Church, 1895. Joscelyn Vernon, 1898. Turning Points, 1898.The Triumph of the Cross, 1900. Come Unto Me, 1901

Connections

Married Mary Clements Stocker, April. Children: Margaretta Lewis (Mistress M. Thurston Tilton), Mary Clements Stocker (Mistress Alan Maxwell Palmer, died 1933).

father:
George Lambert

mother:
Matilda Josephine Knowles

spouse:
Mary Clements Stocker

child:
Margaretta Lewis Knowles (Mistress M. Thurston Tilton)

child:
Mary Clements Stocker (Mistress Alan Maxwell Palmer Knowles