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Harry Beal, American clergyman. Member S.A.R., Colonial Wars, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon.; Kiwanian.


Beal, Harry was born on May 26, 1885 in Oneida, New York, United States. Son of Joseph and Helen Clymena (Clark) Beal.


Preparatory education, Colgate Academy, Hamilton, New York. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1906. Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1911.

Doctor of Divinity, Church Division School of the Pacific, 1929. Doctor of Divinity, University of Southern California, 1936.


Marjorie. Master at St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H., 1906-1908. Deacon, 1911, priest, 1912, Protestant Episcopal Church. Minister in charge, Constableville, Port Leyden and Greig, New York, 1911-1914.

Rector Church of the Messiah, West Newton and Auburndale, Massachusetts, 1914-1917, Grace Church, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1917-1923. Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Haana, Cuba, 1923-1926, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Los Angeles, California, 1926-1937. Declined election as bishop of Honolulu, 1929.

Consecrated bishop of Panama Canal Zone, January 13, 1937. Deputy General Convention of Protestant Episcopal Church, 1928, 31, 34. President Los Angeles Council of Social Agencies, 1933-1935.

Chaplain Society Colonial Wars in State of California, 1934-1936.


Member S.A.R., Colonial Wars, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon.


Married Marjorie Berry Clements, June 18, 1913.

Joseph Beal

Helen Clymena (Clark) Beal

Marjorie Berry Clements