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Clergyman

Edwin Blanchard Woodruff, American clergyman.

Background

Woodruff, Edwin Blanchard was born on June 3, 1872 in Delhi, New York, United States. Son of John Worth and Eunice (Blanchard) Woodruff.

Education

Preparatory education, Delaware Academy, Delhi, New York. Student St. Stephen’s College, Annandale, New York. Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1896. Bachelor of Divinity, Berkeley Divinity School, Middletown, Connecticut, 1899. Doctor of Divinity, Seabury Divinity School, Faribault, Minnesota, 1925. Doctor of Letters, Sioux Falls College, 1938.

Career

Deacon and priest, 1899, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector St. George’s Church, Kansas City, Missoury, 1899-1908. Institutional director Grace Church, Kansas City, 1908-1910.

Rector St. Clement’s Church, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1910-1917. Dean of Calvary Cathedral, Sioux Falls, South Dakot, 1917-1940, dean emeritus since 1940.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Life of Bishop Berkeley, 1898. Editor South Dakot Churchman.

Membership

Member National Commision on Ministry, Protestant Episcopal Church. Member charter commission of Kansas City, 1910, of St. Paul, 1912. President S.S. Institute of Minnesota, 1914-1917.

President board All Saints’ School. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Mason (33 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner); Rotarian.

Connections

Married Ellen Hart Brent, April. Children: Eunice Brent (Mistress Francis Dilworth Calley), Kelly Brent, John Blanchard.

father:
John Worth Woodruff

mother:
Eunice (Blanchard) Woodruff

spouse:
Ellen Hart Brent

child:
Eunice Brent Woodruff (Mistress Francis Dilworth Calley)

child:
Kelly Brent Woodruff

child:
John Blanchard Woodruff