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John Adams Pinckney, American bishop. Member Newcomen Society.

Background

Pinckney, John Adams was born on March 8, 1905 in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States. Son of Francis Douglas and Mary Lee (Adams) Pinckney.

Education

Student College of Charleston, 1925-1926, DuBose Memorial School, 1926-1928. Bachelor of Divinity, U. South, 1931, Doctor of Divinity, 1964.

Career

Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church, 1931. Minister Diocese of South Carolina., 1931-1937, Church of Holy Cross, Tyron, North Carolina, 1937-1939. Rector St. Paul’s Church, Charleston, South Carolina., 1939-1941.

Minister Holy Trinity Church, Clemson, South Carolina., also chaplain Episcopal students Clemson College, 1941-1948. Rector St. James’ Church, Greenville, South Carolina., 1948-1959. Archdeacon Diocese of Upper South Carolina., 1959-1963, bishop, 1963-1972.

Director youth confs. Kanuga Confs., Hendersonville, North Carolina, 1932-1942, director confs. program, 1942-1950, vice president confs., 1967, president of the board trustee confs., 1971-1972. Secretary Diocese of Upper South Carolina., also secretary Diocesan Executive Council, 1954-1963.

Deputy to General Convs. and Provincial Synods. President board trustee Porter Academy, Charleston, South Carolina. Trustee Episcopal Radio-television Foundation.

Membership

Member Newcomen Society.

Connections

Married Hilda W. Emerson, October 8, 1931. Children: Hilda Emerson (Mistress.

father:
Francis Douglas Pinckney

mother:
Mary Lee (Adams) Pinckney

spouse:
Hilda W. Emerson

child:
Hilda Emerson (Mrs Pinckney