Blodgett, Francis Branch was born on February 27, 1875 in Oakfield, New York, United States. Son of Alva John and Catherine (Burt) Blodgett.
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.
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*‡.
Married Mary Elizabeth Gove, December 28, 1909. Children: Catherine Cordelia, Mary Elizabeth.