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Donis Dean Patterson, American bishop. Chairman Episcopal Church House of Bishops Armed Forces Committee, 1989-1993. Colonel Army of the United States, 1952-1954, Korea, retired, 1990; colonel United States Army Reserve, 1954-1990.

Background

Patterson, Donis Dean was born on April 27, 1930 in Holmesville, Ohio, United States. Son of Raymond J. and Louella Faye (Glasgo) Patterson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1952. STB, Episcopal Theological School, 1957. Master Div, Episcopal Divinity School, 1972.

Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Nashotah House Seminary, 1984. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), University of South, 1986.

Career

Rector, St. Andrews Church, Washington Court House, Ohio., 1957-1963; rector, St. Marks Church, Venice, Florida, 1963-1970; rector, All Saints Church, Winter Park, Florida, 1970-1983; bishop, Episcopal Diocese Dallas, 1983-1992; assisting bishop, Episcopal Diocese of Control Gulf Coast, 1992-1996; assistant, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Orlando, Florida, since 1996. Trustee Seabury Western Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1982, University of South, 1983-1992, Episcopal Theological Seminary S.W., 1983-1992.

Membership

Chairman Episcopal Church House of Bishops Armed Forces Committee, 1989-1993. Colonel Army of the United States, 1952-1954, Korea, retired, 1990. Colonel United States Army Reserve, 1954-1990.

Connections

Married JoAnne Nida, December 22, 1951. Children: Christoper Nida, Andrew Joseph.

father:
Raymond J. Patterson

mother:
Louella Faye (Glasgo) Patterson

spouse:
JoAnne Nida

child:
Christoper Nida Patterson

child:
Andrew Joseph Patterson