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Hugh Latimer Burleson

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Hugh Latimer Burleson, American bishop. Member National Council Episcopal Church (1st vice president).

Background

Burleson, Hugh Latimer was born on April 25, 1865 in Northfield, Minnesota, United States. Son of Solomon Stevens and Abigail (Pomeroy) Burleson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Racine College, Wisconsin, 1887. Bachelor of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, New York, 1893. S.T.D., Hobart College, Geneva, New York, 1913.

Doctor of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, 1919. M Helen S. Ely, April 4, 1894, 1 son, John Ely. Deacon, 1893, priest, 1894, Protestant Episcopal Church.

Curate Church of Holy Communion, New York, 1893-1894. Rector Waupaca, Wisconsin, 1894-1898. Assistant St. Luke’s Church, Rochester, New York, 1898-1900.

Dean Cathedral of District of North Dakota, 1900-1907. Secretary Board of Missions Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States, 1909-1916. Editor Spirit of Missions, 1913-1916.

Elected bishop of South Dakot, October 25, 1916, consecrated December 14, 1916. Became assistant to presiding bishop of Protestant Episcopal Church.

Career

Assistant St. Luke’s Church, Rochester, New York, 1898-1900. Dean Cathedral of Dist. Editor Spirit of Missions, 1913-1916.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Conquest of the Continent, 1911. Our Church and Our Country, 1918.

Membership

Member National Council Episcopal Church (1st vice president).

Connections

father:
Solomon Stevens Burleson

mother:
Abigail (Pomeroy) Burleson