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Clergyman , educator

Francis John Harwell Walker, British clergyman, educator. Awarded Grand Cross 2d class, Acadmeia Internazionale di Lettere e Scienze di Napoli, 1921; Grand Commandeur L’Ordre Chev. et E Relations De!!de la Couronne d’Epines, 1922; gold medal in Arts and Sciences of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, 1918; Grand Cross Order Danilo I (Montenegro), 1924.

Background

Walker, Francis John Harwell was born on October 25, 1881 in London, England. Son of Thomas and Catherine (Barwell) Walker.

Education

Educated University of Cambridge local, 1896. 1st and 2d class in chemistry, University of London (Hastings Branch School of Science and Art), 1898. Arts and theology, University of Durham (University College), 1903.

Bachelor of Arts, University of Southern Minnesota, 1910. Master of Arts, Highland (Kansas) U., 1912, Doctor of Philosophy, 1913. Master of Arts, Muskingum College, New Concord, O., 1915.

Doctor of Civil Law, Lincoln-Jefferson U., 1914, Bachelor of Divinity, 1915, S.T.D., 1917. Doctor of Civil Law, Chicago Law School, 1916. Bachelor of Divinity, Manitoba College (University of Manitoba), 1924.

Honorary D. Little and Doctor of Philisophy, University of Southern Minnesota, 1914. Doctor of Divinity, Campbell College, Holton, Kansas, 1914. Doctor of Laws, Lanier U., Atlanta, Georgia., 1921.

Career

Organist and lay preacher, 1896-1811, deacon, 1911, priest, 1912, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector Ascension Church, Ontonagon, and St. George’s Church, Hancock, Michigan, 1911-1915, St. Mark’s Church, Chester, and vicar Holy Trinity., Murphysboro, Illinois, 1915-1916. Curate, then priest in charge St. Bartholomew’s Church, Chicago, 1916-1918.

Rector St. Bartholomew’s Church, Chicago, 1916-1918. Rector St. Paul’s Church, Chicago, 1916-1918. Rector St. Paul’s Church, LaPorte, Indiana, from February 1918.

Examining Chaplain to Bishop of N. Indiana, from 1921. 1919; member standing committee, Diocese of Indiana, 1920-1921, from 1923. Member bishop and council from 1921.

President Lincoln-Jefferson U. (a corespondence school), Chicago from 1917. Founder, 1910. and superior general American branch Guild of the Holy Ghost, 1910-1920.

Membership

Member standing committee, Diocese of Indiana, 1920-1921, from 1923. Member bishop and council from 1921. President Lincoln-Jefferson U. (a corespondence school), Chicago from 1917.

Founder, 1910. and superior general American branch Guild of the Holy Ghost, 1910-1920. Fellow Philosophical Society England, 1914, Royal Geography Society, 1921. Member Royal Society of Literature, 1922, Societe Academique d’Historie Internationale, Paris, 1922, Academia Internazionale di applic.

Medical-Antro. Society, Italy, 1921. Epsilon Tau.eC!!Tau Chi. Mason (32°), Moose.

Connections

Married Amy Louisa Largen, of London, England., July 8, 1908.

father:
Thomas Walker

mother:
Catherine (Barwell) Walker

spouse:
Amy Louisa Largen