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Frederick Hesley Belden, American bishop. Member Guild of Ascension (warden 1961-1969).; Club: University (Providence).

Background

Belden, Frederick Hesley was born on September 25, 1909 in Watertown, New York, United States. Son of Stacy Beardsley Denn and Emma May (Hesley) Belden.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hartwick College, 1932. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, General Theological Seminary, 1936, S.T.D., 1972.

Career

Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church, 1935. Rector Christ Church, Duanesburg, New York, 1936-1937, Christ Church, Walton, New York, 1937-1942, St. Johns Church, Johnstown, New York, 1942-1949, St. Pauls Church, N.Kingstown, Rhode Island, 1949-1971. Bishop coadjutor Diocese of Rhode Island, 1971-1972.

Bishop of Rhode Island, Providence, 1972-1979. President Rhode Island State Council Churches, 1964-1965. Trustee Gloversville (New York) Library, 1943-1949.

Membership

Member Guild of Ascension (warden 1961-1969). Club: University (Providence).

Connections

Married Dorothy Elizabeth Reumann, November 26, 1936. Children: David Allan, Jeffrey Owen, Patricia (Mistress.

father:
Stacy Beardsley Denn Belden

mother:
Emma May (Hesley) Belden

spouse:
Dorothy Elizabeth Reumann

children:
David Allan Belden

Jeffrey Owen Belden

Patricia (Mrs Belden