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Clergyman

George Blodgett Gilbert, American clergyman. Member Common Council, City of Middletown; member town school board, 1922-1942; member Connecticut Legislature, 1927-1929; Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Gilbert, George Blodgett was born on January 23, 1872 in Randolph, Vermont, United States. Son of Henry Charles and Martha Pamelia (Blodgett) Gilbert.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1896. Graduate Berkeley Divinity School, Middletown, Connecticut, 1898, Hartford School Religious Pedagogy, 1910.

Career

Ordained to ministry of Episcopal Church as deacon, 1898, priest, 1899. Rector Christ Church, Middletown, Connecticut, 1899-1909. Missionary Middlesex County, Connecticut, since 1909.

Archdeacon of Middlesex County, 1937-1940. Minister in charge of Emmanuel Church, Killingworth, Connecticut, since 1910, Epiphany Church, Durham, Connecticut, 1924-1941, St. James Church, Ponset, Connecticut, 1938-1941.

Membership

Member Common Council, City of Middletown. Member town school board, 1922-1942. Member Connecticut Legislature, 1927-1929.

Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Mary Jane Shelley, February 4, 1903. Children: Shelley Tingle, George Blodgett, Henry Closson, Mary Virginia, Charles Nathaniel.

father:
Henry Charles Gilbert

mother:
Martha Pamelia (Blodgett) Gilbert

spouse:
Mary Jane Shelley

child:
Shelley Tingle Gilbert

child:
George Blodgett Gilbert

child:
Henry Closson Gilbert

child:
Mary Virginia Gilbert

child:
Charles Nathaniel Gilbert