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Ernest Milmore Stires, American bishop. Member Board Visitors United States Military Academy; member National Council.

Background

Stires, Ernest Milmore was born on May 20, 1866 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Van Rensselaer W. and Lettie M. (Milmore) Stires.

Education

Bachelor of Letters Virginia, 1888. Episcopal Theological Seminary Virginia, 1889-1891. Doctor of Divinity, Trinity, 1901.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Kenyon College, 1903. Doctor of Laws, New York University, 1926. Doctor of Civil Law, King’s College, Canada.

S.T.D., Columbia 1926.

Career

Deacon, 1891, priest, 1892, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector West Point, Virginia, 1891-1892, Church of the Good Shepherd, Augusta, Georgia, 1893, Grace Church, Chicago, 1893-1901, St. Thomas’ Church, New York City, 1901-1925. President House of Deputies, general convention, October 1925.

Consecrated bishop Long Island, November 24, 1925. Retired, February 9, 1942. Chaplain, Richmond Hussars, Augusta, Georgia, 1893, Naval Reserves, Chicago, 1897, 1st Illinois Cavalry, 1901.

Membership

Member Board Visitors United States Military Academy. Member National Council.

Connections

Married Sarah McK. Hardwick, January 11, 1894. Children: Ernest, Hardwick, Arthur McK., Milmore.

father:
Van Rensselaer W. Stires

mother:
Lettie M. (Milmore) Stires

spouse:
Sarah McK. Hardwick

child:
Ernest Stires

child:
Hardwick Stires

child:
Arthur McK. Stires

child:
Milmore Stires