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Frederic Ebenezer John Lloyd


Frederic Ebenezer John Lloyd, Welsh archbishop. Member 48th General Assembly of Illinois (1912-1914), 3d Senatorial District.


Lloyd, Frederic Ebenezer John was born on June 5, 1859 in Milford Haven, Wales. Son of Thomas and Marie (Clay) Lloyd.


Educated English schools and Dorchester Theological College, Oxfordshire. Mus.Doc., College of Church Musicians, 1895, later Master of Arts, Doctor of Letters. Doctor of Divinity, Intercollegiate University.

Doctor of Divinity, Rutherford (North Carolina) College, 1901.


Ordained ministry Church of England, by the Lord Bishop of Oxford, 1882. Emigrated to Canada, 1882, and held various pastoral positions. In Labrador many years.

Came to the United States, 1893, continuing ministerial work. President Intercollegiate University, Chicago and London. Superintendent Grace Episcopal Church Parish House, Chicago, 4 years.

Elected bishop coadjutor of Oregon, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1905, declined. Resigned from P.E. ministry, 1906. Ordained ministry American Catholic Church, June 18, 1915, consecrated bishop of Illinois, December 29, 1915.

Elected archbishop and primate of America, 1920.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Lloyd’s Clerical Directory, 1898-1913. Lloyd’s Church Musicians’ Directory, 1910. Church Life (Ohio diocesan organ, 1901-1903.Founder Society of St. Philip the Apostle for Mission-preachers, 1902, also founder of the Order of Antioch, 1928.


Member 48th General Assembly of Illinois (1912-1914), 3d Senatorial District.


Married Mistress; children (by former marriages): Ethel Mary, Muriel Marie, Lillian Ada, Frederic E. J., Edwyn Clay, Florence Marie Monica, Edythe Ada, Harold Henry, Sallie Beatrice, Mary Frances.

Thomas Lloyd

Marie (Clay) Lloyd