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Clergyman

Frederick Parker Davenport was an American clergyman.

Background

Davenport, Frederick Parker was born on June 3, 1853 in Troy, New York, United States. Son of Charles P. and Jannette R. Davenport.

Education

Graduated from St. Stephen’s College, 1873 (Doctor of Divinity, 1888). General Theological Seminary, 1876.

Career

P.E. clergyman; tutor Seabury Divinity School, 1875-1876. Instructor cannon law, Western Theological Seminary, Chicago. 1886; from 1886 member and from 1892 Chairman of Commission on canons General Convention of the Episcopal Church.

President standing committee Diocese of Tennessee Rector Church of Redeemer, Cairo, Illinois, 1881-1891, Calvary Church, Memphis, 1891-1905. Professor canon law and church history, Western Theological Seminary, Chicago. July, 1905—.

Membership

Member of Chairman from 1892.

Connections

Married June 7, 1883, Fanny N. Willis, Metropolis, Illinois.

father:
Charles P.

mother:
Jannette R. Davenport