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Clergyman , physician , Surgeon

Edmund Lee Woodward, American clergyman, physician, surgeon.

Background

Woodward, Edmund Lee was born on January 29, 1873 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Warner Minor and Mary Eliza Kennedy (Stewart) Woodward.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, University of Virginia, 1896, Doctor of Medicine 1897. Graduate Polyclinic Post-Graduate School, Philadelphia, 1899. Bachelor of Divinity, Theological Seminary in Virginia, 1910, Doctor of Divinity, 1943.

Career

Missionary Protestant Episcopal Church, China, 1899-1914. Founded St. James Hospital, Anking, 1900, director until 1907, also consultant until 1914. Deacon, 1909, priest, 1910, Protestant Episcopal Church.

First dean Cathedral of Our Saviour, Anking, 1910-1914. Rector Grace Church, The Plains, Virginia, 1914-1921. Dean Piedmont Convocation, Diocese of Virginia, 1916-1917, 1920-1921.

Dean Richmond Convocation, 1922-1923. Dean Valley Convocation, 1935-1937. Dean, 1921-1928, and charter trustee, since 1919, Church Schools in Diocese of Virginia, Inc., Protestant Episcopal Church.

Founder Cathedral Shrine of the Transfiguration, 1925, rector, 1925-1941. Founder and director Shrine Mont (center for devotion and fellowship), Orkney Springs, since 1928. Editor: The Virginia Churchman, 1922-1928.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: The Virginia Churchman, 1922-1928.

Membership

Member Phi Theta Psi, Pi Museum. Mason (K.T.).

Connections

Married Frances Peyton Gibson, d. Children: David Stuart, John Minor.

father:
Warner Minor Woodward

mother:
Mary Eliza Kennedy (Stewart) Woodward

spouse:
Frances Peyton Gibson

child:
David Stuart Woodward

child:
John Minor Woodward