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John Carl Donovan, American Priest. Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church, as priest, 1958. Former president of the board St. Vincent's House, Seaman's Center Galveston; Executive Committee United Way Galveston 1983. Member Rotary, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Donovan, John Carl was born on July 20, 1930 in Muncie, Indiana, United States. Son of Carl Edwin and Eleanor Law (Pickerill) Donovan.

Education

Bachelor, University Tex, 1952. Bachelor of Laws, University Tex, 1954. Bachelor's Degree, Epis.

Seminary of Southwest, 1957.

Career

Vicar and chaplain, Christ Church & Baylor University, Mexia & Waco, Texas, 1957-1963; associate rector, Trinity Epis. Church, Galveston, Texas, 1963-1965; rector, Trinity Epis. Church, Galveston, Texas, since 1976; rector, St. Stephens's Epis.

Church, Beaumont, Texas, 1965-1971; rector, St. Paul's Epis. Church, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 1971-1976. Chairman Diocese of Texas examining chaplains since 1982, commission on Constitutionand Canons since 1978.

Fellow College of Preachers, Washington Cathedral. Deputy, general convention Epis. Church 1979, 82, 85.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church, as priest, 1958.

Membership

Former president of the board St. Vincent's House, Seaman's Center Galveston. Executive Committee United Way Galveston 1983. Member Rotary, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, bicycling, reading.

Connections

Married Joal Harris, February 5, 1962. Children: Mark, Harris, Thomas.

father:
Carl Edwin Donovan

mother:
Eleanor Law (Pickerill) Donovan

spouse:
Joal Harris

child:
Mark Donovan

child:
Harris Donovan

child:
Thomas Donovan