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Frederick BURGESS

bishop

Frederick Burgess, American bishop.

Background

Burgess, Frederick was born on October 6, 1853 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Frederick and Julia Ann Burgess.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1873. Studied General Theological Seminary, 1874-1875. In Oxford, England, 1876.

(Doctor of Divinity, Brown, 1898. Doctor of Laws, Cambridge University [England], 1920).

Career

Deacon, 1876, priest, 1877, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector Mendham, New Jersey, 1876-1877, Grace Church, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1878-1883, Christ Church, Pomfret, Connecticut, 1883-1889, St. Asaph, Bala, Pennsylvania, 1889-1896, Christ Church, Detroit, 1896-1898, Grace Church, Brooklyn, 1898-1902. Consecrated bishop of Long Island, January 15, 1902.

Home: Garden City, Long Island, New York.

Membership

Club: Hamilton, Brooklyn.

Connections

Married Caroline Gamble Bartow, September 13, 1881 (died 1894).

father:
Frederick Burgess

mother:
Julia Ann Burgess

spouse:
Caroline Gamble Bartow