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Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne

Clergyman , educator

Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson was born on December 23, 1876 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of John Hampden and Mary Walker (Gibson) Chamberlayne.

Education

Student McCabe’s University School, Petersburg, Virginia, 7 years. Bachelor of Arts, University of Virginia, 1901. Student Theological Seminary of Virginia, 1901-1904, Bachelor of Divinity, 1927.

University of Halle-Wittenberg, 1904-1906, Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy., 1906. Doctor of Laws, Hampden Sydney College, 1926.

Career

Deacon, 1904, priest, 1914, Protestant Episcopal Church. Missionary Albemarle County, Virginia, 1906-1907. Teacher and chaplain Gilman Country School, Baltimore, Maryland., 1907-1911.

Founder, 1911, and then headmaster, St. Christopher’s School (formerly the Chamberlayne School), Richmond, Virginia Democrat.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Breckinridge Bolling, June 22, 1911. Children: Edward Pye, John Hampden.

father:
John Hampden Chamberlayne

mother:
Mary Walker (Gibson) Chamberlayne

spouse:
Elizabeth Breckinridge Bolling

child:
Edward Pye Chamberlayne

child:
John Hampden Chamberlayne