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Edward Huntington Coley

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Edward Huntington Coley, American bishop. Member Standing Committee of the Diocese of Central New York, 1905-1922 (secretary 1906-1917, president 1917-1922); member board of managers Utica Eastern State Hospital for Insane (secretary); member Onelda County Committee of State Charities Aid Association; Member Oneida History Society.

Background

Coley, Edward Huntington was born on August 22, 1861 in Westville, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of James Edward and Mary Gray (Huntington) Coley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1884. Graduate Berkeley Division School, 1887. S.T.D., Syracuse University, 1912.

Doctor of Divinity, Berkeley Divinity School, 1924. Doctor of Divinity, Hamilton College 1942.

Career

Edmund Jayne Gates), Elizabeth Huntington (Mistress John Futhey Fox), Mary Huntington. Deacon, 1887, priest, 1888, Protestant Episcopal Church. Curate St. John’s Church, Stamford, Connecticut, 1887-1888.

Minister in charge Christ Church, Savannah, Georgia, 1888-1889. Rector St. Mary’s Church, South Manchester, Connecticut, 1889-1893. Assistant rector St. John’s Church, Stamford, 1893-1897.

Rector Calvary Church, Utica, New York, 1897-1924. Elected suffragan bishop of Diocese of Central New York, May 14, 1924. Consecrated bishop October 7, 1924.

Elected bishop of Diocese of Central New York, May 6, 1936, retired July 1st, 1942.

Membership

Member Standing Committee of the Diocese of Central New York, 1905-1922 (secretary 1906-1917, president 1917-1922). Member board of managers Utica Eastern State Hospital for Insane (secretary). Member Onelda County Committee of State Charities Aid Association.

Member Oneida History Society.

Connections

Married Julia Seely Covell, October 23, 1889. Children: Marjory Covell (widow of Review.

father:
James Edward Coley

mother:
Mary Gray (Huntington) Coley

spouse:
Julia Seely Covell

child:
Marjory Covell (widow of Rev Coley