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F. Herbert Skeete, American bishop.

Background

Skeete, F. Herbert was born on March 22, 1930 in New York City. Son of Ernest A. and Elma I. (Ramsey) Skeete.

Education

Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1959. Master of Divinity, Drew University, 1962. Doctor in Ministry, 1975.

Master of Sacred Theology, New York Theological Seminary, 1970. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Philander Smith College, 1983. Doctor of Humane Letters, Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, 1986.

Doctor of Divinity, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986.

Career

Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church, 1961. Pastor Union United Methodist Church, South Ozone Park, New York City, 1960—1967, New York City Mission Society, 1967—1968, Salem United Methodist Church, Harlem, New York City, 1968—1980. Bishop Philadelphia Area United Methodist Church, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1980—1988, Boston area, since 1988.

Connections

Married Shirley C. Hunte, October 4, 1952. Children: Michael H., Mark C.TM, New York Theological.

father:
Ernest A. Skeete

mother:
Elma I. (Ramsey) Skeete

spouse:
Shirley C. Hunte

child:
Michael H. Skeete

child:
Mark C.TM Skeete

child:
New York Theol Skeete