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Caleb Rochford Stetson, American clergyman.


Stetson, Caleb Rochford was born on April 16, 1871 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George Rochford and Helen Sybil (Avery) Stetson.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1894. Studied medicine Johns Hopkins, 1894-1895. Virginia Theological Seminary, 1895-1896.

Graduate General Theological Seminary, 1898. Doctor of Divinity, St. Stephen’s, 1922. S.T.D., General Theological Seminary, Columbia, and Hobart, 1922, University of the South, 1927.


Deacon, 1898, priest, 1899, P.E. Church. Priest in charge Cathedral Mission Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Washington, District of Columbia, 1899-1907. Vicar Trinity Church, New York, 1907-1911.

Rector St. Mark’s Church, Washington, District of Columbia, 1911-1921, Trinity Parish, New York, December since 1921. Delegate to the General Convention of P.E. Church 4 times between 1916 and 1928. Trustee Sailors’ Snug Harbor, Leak and Watts Asylum, General Theological Seminary, New York Episcopal Public School, Columbia University Cathedral of St. John the Divine, American Church Building Fund, City Mission Society, Society Promoting Religion and Learning, St. Stephens College.


Married Helen Richards, June 30, 1914.

George Rochford Stetson

Helen Sybil (Avery) Stetson

Helen Richards