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Frank William Sterrett, American bishop. member of the board of trustees Philadelphia Divinity School, Hobart College and Lehigh University; member general board National Council Churches.; Member Phi Delta Phi, Phi Phi Delta.; Mason.; Kiwanian. American chaplain Newcomen Society.

Background

Sterrett, Frank William was born on January 21, 1885 in Middleport, New York, United States. Son of William J. and Mary Elizabeth (Spalding) Sterrett.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Middleport, 1901. Student Hobart College, Geneva, New York, 1902-1903, University of Buffalo Law School, 1904-1905. Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1908.

Bachelor of Divinity, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) Divinity School, 1911, Doctor of Divinity, 1924. Doctor of Laws, Hobart College, 1924, Lehigh University, 1933. Doctor of Divinity, Lafayette College, 1951.

Career

Deacon, 1911, priest, 1912, Protestant Episcopal Church. Vicar Grace Chapel, St. Stephen’s Parish, Kingston, Pennsylvania, 1911-1912. Assistant St. Stephen’s Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1912-1914.

Rector St. Stephen’s, 1915-1923. Consecrated bishop coadjutor Diocese of Bethlehem, November 9, 1923. Bishop of Bethlehem since February 27, 1928.

Membership

Member of the board of trustees Philadelphia Divinity School, Hobart College and Lehigh University. Member general board National Council Churches. Member Phi Delta Phi, Phi Phi Delta.

Mason.; Kiwanian. American chaplain Newcomen Society.

Connections

Married Fredrica Lott Haring, June 18, 1910. Children: Annie Lott, Margaret Howe, Frank William.

father:
William J. Sterrett

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Spalding) Sterrett

spouse:
Fredrica Lott Haring

child:
Annie Lott Sterrett

child:
Margaret Howe Sterrett

child:
Frank William Sterrett