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Davis Sessums

bishop

Davis Sessums, American bishop.

Background

Sessums, Davis was born on July 7, 1858 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Alexander and Mary (Runnels) Sessums.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of the South, Tennessee, 1878, A.M., 1878 (Doctor of Divinity, 1891).

Career

Rt. Review J. N. Galleher, bishop of Louisiana, December 18, 1890. Deacon, 1882, priest, 1882, P.E. Church. Rector Grace Church, Galveston, Texas, 1882.

Assistant and rector Calvary Church, Memphis, Tennessee, 1883-1887. Rector Christ Church, New Orleans, 1887-1891. Consecrated coadjutor bishop of Louisiana, 1891, bishop of Louisiana, 1891.

Home: New Orleans, La.

Connections

Married Alice C., d.

father:
Alexander Sessums

mother:
Mary (Runnels) Sessums

spouse:
Alice C.