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theologian

Hughell Edgar Woadall Fosbroke, British theologian. Member Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, American Oriental Society.

Background

Fosbroke, Hughell Edgar Woadall was born on April 5, 1875 in Netherton, Worcestershire, England. Son of Charles Baldwin and Charlotte (Elton) Fosbroke.

Education

Came to the United States, 1890. Preparatory education Shattuck School, Faribault, Minnesota, 1890-1893. Student Harvard, 1893-1895.

Bachelor of Divinity, Nashotah House, Wisconsin, 1901, Doctor of Divinity, 1909, Doctor of Laws, 1927. Doctor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, 1916, Columbia, 1923. S.T.D., General Theological Seminary, 1934.

Doctor of Divinity, Boston University, 1939.

Career

Deacon and priest Protestant Episcopal Church, 1900. Instructor, preparatory department Nashotah House, 1900-1901. Instructor Hebrew, 1901-1902, professor O.T., 1902-1909, professor of history and religion of Israel, 1909-1916, Episcopal Theological School.

Dean, General Theological Seminary, New York City, 1917-1946. Retired since August, 1947. Deputy General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1907.

Membership

Member Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, American Oriental Society.

Connections

Married Blanche Esther Peter, June 12, 1901. Children: Hughell Edgar Woodall (deceased), Esther.

father:
Charles Baldwin Fosbroke

mother:
Charlotte (Elton) Fosbroke

spouse:
Blanche Esther Peter

child:
Hughell Edgar Woodall Fosbroke (deceased)

child:
Esther Fosbroke