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John Insley Blair Larned, American bishop.

Background

Larned, John Insley Blair was born on October 5, 1883 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Walter Cranston and Emma Locke (Scribner) Larned.

Education

Preparatory education Lake Forest (Illinois) Academy and Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1905. Postgraduate Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1905-1908.

Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1911. Doctor of Divinity, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1935. Doctor of Laws, Hobart College, 1946.

Career

Deacon, 1911, priest, 1912, Protestant Episcopal Church. Curate St. John’s Church, S.I., New York, 1911-1913. Rector St. John’s Church, Globe, Arizona, 1913-1916, Kingston, New York, 1916-1918.

Dean Pro Cathedral of the Nativity, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1918-1922. Rector St. John’s Church, Yonkers, New York, 1922-1925. General secretary field department National Council Protestant Episcopal Church, 1925-1929.

Suffragan bishop of Long Island, 1929-1946. Bishop in charge of America Episcopal Churches in Europe, since 1947.

Membership

Clubs: Harvard (New York).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Virginia Jenkins, June 11, 1914. Children: Emma Elizabeth, Frances Virginia, John Insley Blair.

father:
Walter Cranston Larned

mother:
Emma Locke (Scribner) Larned

spouse:
Elizabeth Virginia Jenkins

child:
Emma Elizabeth Larned

child:
Frances Virginia Larned

child:
John Insley Blair Larned