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Edward Melville Melville Parker Edit Profile

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Edward Melville Parker was a bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States.

Background

Parker, Edward Melville was born on July 11, 1855 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry Melville and Fanny Cushing (Stone) Parker.

Education

He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Henry Melville Parker and Fanny Cushing (Stone) Parker. He was educated at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire (1868-1874), and at , Oxford, England (BA 1878. MA 1881). He received a D.D. from the Berkeley Divinity School in 1906, and a D.C.L. from the Bishop's College (now Bishop's University) in Lennoxville, Quebec, in 1907.

Career

Deacon, 1879, priest, 1881, Protestant Episcopal Church. A master St. Paul’s School, 1879-1906. Consecrated bishop coadjutor of N.H., February 9, 1906.

Succeeded as bishop of New Hampshire, April 1, 1914.

Connections

Married Grace Elmendorf, 1885 (died 1888). Married second, Isabella Goodrich, October 1, 1914.

father:
Henry Melville Parker

mother:
Fanny Cushing (Stone) Parker

spouse:
Grace Elmendorf

spouse:
Isabella Goodrich