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John Durham Wing, American bishop. Member Newcomen Society, Chi Phi.

Background

Wing, John Durham was born on November 19, 1882 in Atlanta. Son of John Durham and Sallie (Peeples) Wing.

Education

Educated U. Georgia and William and Mary College, Virginia. Doctor of Divinity, University Georgia, 1918, Virginia Theological Seminary, 1926, University of the South, 1927. Doctor of Laws, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, 1932.

Career

John Durham, Breckenridge Wilmer (M.D.), Sarah Peoples (Mistress David C. Wilson). Deacon, 1909, priest, 1910, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector Church of the Holy Comforter, Atlanta, 1910-1912, Church of the Incarnation, Atlanta, 1913-1915, Christ Church, Savannah, 1915-1922, St. Pauls’ Church, Chattanooga, 1923-1925.

Consecrated bishop coadjutor of S. Florida, September 29, 1925, became bishop, 1932. Now retired Deputy to General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1919-1922.

Membership

Member Newcomen Society, Chi Phi.

Connections

Married Mary Catherine Ammons, March 31, 1913. Children: Mary Catherine (Mistress Douglas Carter), Review.

father:
John Durham Wing

mother:
Sallie (Peeples) Wing

spouse:
Mary Catherine Ammons

child:
Rev Wing

child:
Mary Catherine Wing (Mistress Douglas Carter)