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Clergyman

Frederic Sydney Fleming, American clergyman. Member fo Board Youth Consultation Service, Leake and Watts Children’s Home, Society for Promoting Religion and Learning; member and chaplain St. George’s Society; member The Pilgrims, English-Speaking Union, New York Marine Society.

Background

Fleming, Frederic Sydney was born on March 7, 1886 in Calais, Maine, United States. Son of John and Isabel Maude (Crawley) Fleming.

Education

Student Lewis Institute, Chicago, 1906-1908. S.T. B., Western Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1911, Doctor of Divinity, 1933. Doctor of Divinity, Nashotah House, 1926, Trinity College, 1948.

Doctor of Laws, Hobart College, 1933. S.T.D., General Theological Seminary, 1935. Doctor of Civil Law, University of South, 1938.

Career

With National Biscuit Company, junior executive and assistant to president, 1900-1906. Deacon and priest, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1911. Curate St. Bartholomew’s Church, Chicago, 1911.

Priest St. Paul’s Church, La Salle, Illinois, 1912-1915. Rector Church of the Atonement, Chicago, 1915-1927, St. Stephen’s Church, Providence, 1927-1930. Vicar Chapel of the Intercession, Trinity Parish, New York City, 1930-1932.

Rector Trinity Parish, 1932-1951. Elected bishop of Northern Indiana, also Olympia, 1924, declined. Deputy General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1922, 25, 34, 37, 40, 43, 46.

President, trustee Trinity School. Trustee Columbia, Sailors’ Snug Harbor, General Theological Seminary, Seamen’s Church Institute of New York, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City, American Church Building Fund.

Membership

Member fo Board Youth Consultation Service, Leake and Watts Children’s Home, Society for Promoting Religion and Learning. Member and chaplain St. George’s Society. Member The Pilgrims, English-Speaking Union, New York Marine Society.

Clubs: Century. Down Town Association.

Connections

Married Margaret Frederick Moore, November 4, 1916. Children: Mary Louise (Mistress Fortunato Jerace), Thomas Crawley.

father:
John Fleming

mother:
Isabel Maude (Crawley) Fleming

spouse:
Margaret Frederick Moore

child:
Mary Louise Fleming (Mistress Fortunato Jerace)

child:
Thomas Crawley Fleming