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George William Davenport, American bishop. Member Phi Kappa Psi.; Mason.

Background

Davenport, George William was born on August 14, 1870 in Brandon, Vermont, United States. Son of Review Willard Goss and Mary (Converse) Davenport.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hobart College, S.T.D., 1920. Doctor of Divinity, University of Vermont, 1921. Student Maryland. Theological School, also General Theological Seminary, 1896.

Career

Deacon, 1893, priest, 1896, Protestant Episcopal Church. In charge Church of St. John the Baptist, Baltimore, Maryland., 1893-1895. Assistant St. Mathew’s Church, New York City, 1895-1896.

Rector Church of the Resurrection, Richmond Hill, Long Island, 1896-1899, Church of the Redeemer, Astoria, Long Island, 1899-1902, St. James’ Church, Danbury, Connecticut, 1902-1912, provincial secretary 1st Province, 1912-1915. Rector St. Paul’s Church, Burlington, Vermont, 1915-1919. Consecrated bishop, September 15, 1920.

Retired, November 7, 1938.

Membership

Member Phi Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Jennie Platt Briggs, September 24,1896. Children: Eleanor Curtis, Willard Platt, George William.

father:
Review Willard Goss Davenport

mother:
Mary (Converse) Davenport

spouse:
Jennie Platt Briggs

child:
Eleanor Curtis Davenport

child:
Willard Platt Davenport

child:
George William Davenport