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Frank Valentine Centennial Cloak

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Frank Valentine Centennial Cloak, American bishop. Member Philadelphia Ministerial Association (past president).

Background

Cloak, Frank Valentine Centennial was born on February 14, 1876 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Henry and Sarah Jane (Adair) Cloak.

Education

Educated Reformed Episcopal Preparatory School, 1894-1895, Reformed Episcopal Seminary, 1895-1898. Doctor of Divinity, 1916.

Career

June 1946); children—Harriet Emma (Mistress John T. Werhel), Frank Theodore. Ordained to ministry Reformed Episcopal Church, 1898. Rector Saint John’s Church, Chillicothe, Illinois, 1899-1904, Church Redeemer, Detroit, 1904-1907, Emmanuel Church, Philadelphia, 1907-1926.

Taught in Philadelphia High Schools, 1912-1925. Rector Christ Memorial Church, Philadelphia, since 1926. Presiding bishop Reformed Episcopal Church, 1937-1948.

Now retired bishop in jurisdiction Synod, Chicago Secretary board of trustees Reformed Episcopal Theological Seminary, 1915-1917.

Membership

Member Philadelphia Ministerial Association (past president).

Connections

Married Harriet A. White, July 6, 1899 (deceased. Children: Harriet Emma (Mistress John T. Werhel), Frank Theodore.

father:
John Henry Cloak

mother:
Sarah Jane (Adair) Cloak

spouse:
Harriet A. White

child:
Harriet Emma Cloak (Mistress John T. Werhel)

child:
Frank Theodore Cloak