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George Harvey Bickley

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George Harvey Bickley, American bishop.

Background

Bickley, George Harvey was born on February 25, 1868 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George H. and Hester A. (Tull) Bickley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Central High School, Philadelphia, 1885, A.M., 1889. Special student, University of Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theo., Seminary, 1890.

Doctor of Philosophy., Taylor U., Upland. Indiana, 1901; Doctor of Divinity, Dickinson, 1919.

Career

Began preaching at 18. Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1890. Pastor Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1890, Wayne, 1891-1892, Somerton, 1893-1895, Media.

1896-1898, Christ Church, Philadelphia, 1899-1902, Coatsville, 1903, Arch St. Church, Philadelphia, 1904-1910. District superintendent North District of Pennsylvania, 1910-1916. Secretary City Mission Society, 1916-1917.

District superintendent Northwest District, 1917-1920. Bishop Methodist Episcopal Church, May 21, since 1920. and assigned to Singapore.

Connections

Married Anna M. Felton, February 23, 1893.

father:
George H. Bickley

mother:
Hester A. (Tull) Bickley

spouse:
Anna M. Felton