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Howard David Higgins, American bishop.

Background

Higgins, Howard David was born on August 23, 1903 in New York City. Son of Peter David and Emma (Howard) H.: Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1927, A.M., 1938.

Education

Bachelor of Divinity, Reformed Episcopal Theological Seminary Philadelphia, 1924, Doctor of Divinity, 1939. Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1928.

Career

Ordained presbyter of Reformed Episcopal Church, 1925. Rector First Reformed Episcopal Church, New York, 1928-1954. Became assistant bishop, New York and Philadelphia Synod, 1937, bishop co-adjutor, October 1939.

Bishop Synod, 1942-1972. Lecturer theology, Reformed Episcopal Theological Seminary, 1930-1937, lecturer practical theology, 1933-1937, professor church historical and apologetics, 1937-1972. Presiding bishop Reformed Episcopal Church, 1957-1975.

Trustee Reformed Episcopal Theological Seminary. Board Foreign Missions (vice president), New York and Philadelphia Synod (president), Board Home Missions, Lord’s Day Alliance United States (director), General Council R.E. Church (general committee). Editor: “Episcopal Recorder”.

Home: Pipersville, Pa.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: “Episcopal Recorder”.

Connections

Married Ethel Louise Scott, September 23, 1944.

father:
Peter David Bachelor of Arts

mother:
Emma (Howard) H.: Bachelor of Arts

spouse:
Ethel Louise Scott