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Clergyman

Hiram Rockwell Bennett, American clergyman. Served as civilian chaplain, Camp Dix, 1918. Director J. V. Brown Library (Williamsport, Pennsylvania), Lycoming County Tuberculosis Society President, New England branch The Clerical Union.; Member Mediaeval Academy America, Phi Gamma Delta.; Mason.

Background

Bennett, Hiram Rockwell was born on March 8, 1886 in Troy, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel Currier and Metta (Rockwell) Bennett.

Education

Studnet College City of New York, 1905-1906. Bachelor of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, New York City, 1913. Doctor of Divinity, Philadelphia Divinity School, 1940.

Career

One son, Hiram Rockwell. Ordained as a deacon P.E. Church, 1913, priest, 1914. Rector Grace Church (Greenville), Jersy City, New Jersey, 1915-1919, Trinity Church, Asbury Park, New Jersey, 1919-1923, Christ Church, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 1923-1935.

Dean Cathedral Church of St. John, Wilmington, Delaware, 1935-1944. Rector Grace Church, Everett, Massachusetts, 1944-1951. Rector Christ Church, Towanda, 1951-1956, emeritus, since 1956.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author and editor: St. Paul, The Church, The Apocrypha, The Old Testament (Episcopal Lesson Series). Contributor to mags.

Membership

Served as civilian chaplain, Camp Dix, 1918. Director J. V. Brown Library (Williamsport, Pennsylvania), Lycoming County Tuberculosis Society President, New England branch The Clerical Union. Member Mediaeval Academy America, Phi Gamma Delta.

Connections

Married Louise Arritta Youngs, September 11, 1909.

father:
Samuel Currier Bennett

mother:
Metta (Rockwell) Bennett

spouse:
Louise Arritta Youngs