Rousmaniere, Edmund Swett was born on October 27, 1858 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Easton and Abby Whitmore (Swett) Rousmaniere.
Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1883. Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1886. Doctor of Divinity, Brown U., 1905.
Deacon, 1886, priest, 1887, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector, All Saints’ Church, Pontiac, Rhode Island, 1886-1889, Grace Church, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1889-1899, Grace Church, Providence, Rhode Island, 1899-1909, St. Paul’s Church, Boston, 1910-1912. Dean Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, October 1, since 1912.
Deputy to General Convention, 1904, 07, 13, 16, 19. Chairman Board Examining Chaplains Diocese of Massachusetts, 1914-1919. President Standing Committee Diocese of Massachusetts, since 1922.