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James Wise, British bishop. Member General Board Religious Education, Press and Publicity Commission (both Protestant Episcopal Church). President Vail School of Nursing, Christ’s Hospital (Topeka, Kansas).; Mason.

Background

Wise, James was born on July 26, 1875 in Dundee, Scotland. Son of Robert and Mary (Rattray) Wise.

Education

Came to the United States, 1888. Student of University of Nebraska, 1896-1898. Graduate General Theological Seminary, 1900.

S.T.D., Hobart, 1917. Doctor of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, 1918. Doctor of Laws, Washburn College, Topeka, Kansas, 1918.

Career

Deacon, 1901, priest 1902, Protestant Episcopal Church. Missionary in charge, St. Clement’s Church, South Omaha, Nebraska, Holy Cross Church, Papillion, Nebraska, 1900-1902. Rector St. Martin’s Church, South Omaha, 1902-1909, Church of the Holy Communion, St. Louis, Missouri, 1909-1916.

Consecrated coadjutor bishop of Kansas, October 28, 1916.

Works

  • Other Work

    • The Passion Service, 1916. Contributing editor religious education, page of The Witness.

Membership

Member General Board Religious Education, Press and Publicity Commission (both Protestant Episcopal Church). President Vail School of Nursing, Christ’s Hospital (Topeka, Kansas).

Connections

Married Anna Marie Betts, December 31, 1902.

father:
Robert Wise

mother:
Mary (Rattray) Wise

spouse:
Anna Marie Betts