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Francis Branch Blodgett

theologian

Francis Branch Blodgett, American theologian.

Background

Blodgett, Francis Branch was born on February 27, 1875 in Oakfield, New York, United States. Son of Alva John and Catherine (Burt) Blodgett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hobart College, Geneva, New York, 1899, Doctor of Divinity, 1932. Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1902. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Harvard, 1904.

Career

Deacon, 1902, priest, 1903, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector Church of Our Redeemer, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1902-1904. Canon All Saints Cathedral, Albany, New York, 1904-1905.

Instructor in O.T. General Theological Seminary, 1906-1908. professor, 1908-1921. Dean Cathedral of St. Paul, Erie, Pennsylvania, since 1921. Home: 129 W. 6th St., Erie PA*‡.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Gove, December 28, 1909. Children: Catherine Cordelia, Mary Elizabeth.

father:
Alva John Blodgett

mother:
Catherine (Burt) Blodgett

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Gove

child:
Catherine Cordelia Blodgett

child:
Mary Elizabeth Blodgett