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C. Avery Mason, American bishop. Member Chi Delta Phi, Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

Mason, C. Avery was born on August 2, 1904 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Charles Henry and Mary C. (Avery) Mason.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1926. Bachelor of Divinity, Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia, 1929. Student General Theological Seminary, New York City, 1930-1933.

S.T.D., Temple University, Philadelphia, 1939.

Career

Ordained to ministry, P.E. Church, 1928. Curate, St. Stephens Parish, Washington, District of Columbia, 1928-1929. Curate, Trinity Parish (stationed at St. Agnes Chapel), New York City, 1929-1930.

Rector, Church of The Ascension, Staten Island, New York, 1930-1941. Rector, Ascension Day School, 1933-1941. President New York Board of Religious Education, 1938-1940.

Dean, Richmond Convocation, Staten Island, New York, 1939-1941. Editor; Action, educational magazine Diocese of New York, 1939-1942. Executive secretary to the presiding Bishop for Forward in Service,” 1942.

Bishop co-adjutor of Dallas, 1945-1946, bishop from 1946. Trustee University of the South, Seabury Western Theological Seminary, Episcopal Theological Seminary of Southwest.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Where Art Thou?.

Membership

Member Chi Delta Phi, Alpha Tau Omega.

Connections

Married Virginia Fear, July 24, 1929. Children: Diana Lee, Virginia.

father:
Charles Henry Mason

mother:
Mary C. (Avery) Mason

spouse:
Virginia Fear

children:
Diana Lee Mason

Virginia Mason