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George Craig Stewart

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George Craig Stewart, American bishop. Fellow American Ecclesiological Society.

Background

Stewart, George Craig was born on August 18, 1879 in Saginaw, E.S., Michigan, United States. Son of George Forbes and Katharine (Craig) Stewart.

Education

Graduate Evanston Academy, 1898. Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 1902. Graduate Western Theological Seminary, Chicago, 1903.

Post-graduate work, Northwestern, 1903-1904. Doctor of Humane Letters, Kenyon College, 1915. Doctor of Divinity, Northwestern, 1917.

S.T.D., Western Theological Seminary, 1930. (honorary) Doctor of Divinity King’s College, Halifax, Nova Scoti, 1937.

Career

Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1900. Pastor Calumet Heights Church, Chicago, 1897-1900, St. Stephen’s Church, Chicago, 1900-1902. Deacon and priest Protestant Episcopal Church, 1903.

Rector, Glencoe, 1903-1904, St. Luke’s Church, Evanston, 1904-1930. Bishop of Chicago, since 1930. Secretary War Commission Protestant Episcopal Church, 1918.

Chaplain, Evacuation Hospital Northern 6, American Expeditionary Force Delaware General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 6 times. Special preacher Princeton, Chicago, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan universities. Lecturer homiletics, Western Theological Seminary Trustee Northwestern University, Seabury-Western Theological Seminary (Chicago).

Member National Council, Protestant Episcopal Church, Commision on World Conference Faith and Order, Provisional Committee of World Council, Edinburgh Conference Continuation Committee, Boy Scouts Evanston Council (vice-president).

Membership

Fellow American Ecclesiological Society.

Connections

Married Mary Gertrude Clyde, March 31, 1902. Children: Katharine Craig (deceased), John Clyde, George Craig, Junior.

father:
George Forbes Stewart

mother:
Katharine (Craig) Stewart

spouse:
Mary Gertrude Clyde

child:
Katharine Craig Stewart (deceased)

child:
John Clyde Stewart

child:
George Craig Stewart

child:
Jr Stewart