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Clergyman

Francis Samuel White, American clergyman.

Background

White, Francis Samuel was born on April 19, 1868 in New York City. Son of Samuel Porter and Adele (Mercilliott) White.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hobart College, 1893. A.M., 1896; Bachelor of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, 1896. S.T.D., Hobart College, 1920. Doctor of Divinity, Western Reserve University, 1925.

Career

Fellow General Theological Seminary, 1896-1897. Deacon, 1896, priest, 1897, Protestant Episcopal Church. Assistant St. John’s Church, Detroit, Michigan, 1899.

Member Associate Mission, Omaha, 1899-1904. Rector Trinity Parish, Atchison, Kansas, 1904-1911. Dean St. Mark’s Cathedral, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1911-1917.

Elected bishop coadjutor, Diocese of Dallas, Texas, 1915 (declined), Diocese of Marquette, Michigan, 1917 (declined). Domestic secretary Board of Missions Protestant Episcopal Church, 1918-1920. Dean Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, O., 1920-1931.

Rector St. Andrew’s Church, Tampa, Florida, since 1931. Army Young Men’s Christian Association secretary and civilian chaplain, with 32d Division, N.A., and 6th Division United States of America, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas, 1917-1918. Delaware to every triennial General Convention P.E. Church, 1904-1931.

President Federated Churches of Cleveland, 1925-1926. Member Diocesan Council of Ohio, 1921-1931. Member Executive Board Diocese of Southern Florida.

Delegate to General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1934. Life member Associated Charities, Cleveland. Editor The Crozier, 1900-1904.

A founder and editor The Witness, 1916. Vice chaplain general St. Barnabas Guild of Nurses. Author: Story of a Kansas Parish, 1911.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor The Crozier, 1900-1904. A founder and editor The Witness, 1916. Vice chaplain general St. Barnabas Guild of Nurses.Author: Story of a Kansas Parish, 1911.

Membership

Fellow General Theological Seminary, 1896-1897. Member Associate Mission, Omaha, 1899-1904. Member Diocesan Council of Ohio, 1921-1931. Member Executive Board Diocese of Southern Florida.

Connections

Married Caroline Silliman Mize, January 1907. Children: Jean, Francis S. (deceased), Leonard, Edward Mize.

father:
Samuel Porter White

mother:
Adele (Mercilliott) White

spouse:
Caroline Silliman Mize

child:
Jean White

child:
Francis S. White (deceased)

child:
Leonard White

child:
Edward Mize White