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Benjamin Brewster

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Benjamin BREWSTER, British Dean.

Background

BREWSTER, Benjamin was born on November 25, 1860. Son of Reverend Joseph Brewster, rector of Christ Church, New Haven, Connecticut (United States), and Sarah Jane Bunce Brewster.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1882. Bachelor of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, New York, 1886. S.T.D., 1909; Doctor of Divinity, Bowdoin College, 1929.

Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Maine, 1937.

Career

Deacon, 1886, priest, 1887, Protestant Episcopal Church. Assistant minister, Calvary Parish, New York, 1886-1891. Vicar Calvary Chapel, 1887-1891.

Rector Church of Holy Communion, S. Orange, New Jersey, 1891-1895, Grace Church, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1895-1906. Dean St. Mark’s Cathedral, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1906-1909. Consecrated missionary bishop of Western Colorado, June 17, 1909.

Bishop of Maine, since 1916. Life member B.P.O.E. Address: Portland, Me.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    A little golf, a little fishing.

Connections

Married Stella Yates, June 10, 1891 (died 1929).; married second, Mistress. Children: Katrina Mynderse (Mistress Edgar W. Anderson), Benjamin Yates, Josephine Stella (deceased), William, Stella Frances (Mistress Arthur P. Spear, Junior.

father:
Review Joseph Brewster

mother:
Sarah Jane (Bunce) Brewster

spouse:
Stella Yates

spouse:
Mistress

child:
Katrina Mynderse Brewster (Mistress Edgar W. Anderson)

child:
Benjamin Yates Brewster

child:
Josephine Stella Brewster (deceased)

child:
William Brewster

child:
Stella Frances (Mistress Arthur P. Spear Brewster

child:
Jr Brewster