Francis Reed Bayley, American clergyman. Mason (past Grand Chaplain, Grand Lodge).
Bayley, Francis Reed was born on October 25, 1877 in Millville, New Jersey, United States. Son of William Henry and Mary Jacobs (Sheldon) Bayley.
Bachelor of Arts, Dickinson College, 1900, Doctor of Divinity, 1920. Doctor of Laws, Western Maryland College, 1944.
Ministry, 1904; admitted to Baltimore Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, 1902. Served various pastorates, 1902-1921. District superintendent Methodist Episcopal Church, 1922-1928.
Superintendent East Baltimore District, 1934-1940. Field representative Asbury Methodist Home for Aged 1945-1950. Delegate to the General Conference since 1920 (chairman judiciary committee 1932-1936).
Delegate to Uniting Conference of Methodism, 1939. President Judicial Council, 1939-1948.
Mason (past Grand Chaplain, Grand Lodge).
Married May S. Merryman, December 17, 1903. Children: Francis C., Mary Anna (Mistress Marshall H. Barnard), John S. Ordained Methodist.