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John Wadsworth Howe, American Bishop. Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church as deacon, 1967, as priest 1968, as bishop, 1989. Member National Organisation of Episcopalian for Life (Chairman of the Board), Fellowship of Witness (former president).

Background

Howe, John Wadsworth was born on November 4, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Wadsworth Howe and Shirley Anita (Hansen) Howe.

Education

Bachelor, University Connecticut, 1964. Master of Divinity, Yale University, 1967. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Berkeley Division School, 1989.

Doctor of Divinity (honorary), University of the South, Tennessee, 1990. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Nashota House, 1991.

Career

Chaplain, Loomis School, Windsor, Connecticut, 1967-1969;chaplain, Miss Porter's School, Farmington, Connecticut, 1969-1972;associate rector, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Swickley, Pennsylvania, 1972-1976;rector, Truro Episcopal Church, Fairfax, Virginia, 1976-1989;bishop coadjuter, Diocese of Center Florida, Orlando, 1989-1990;Episcopal bishop, Diocese of Center Florida, Orlando, since 1990. Founder Sharing of Ministries Abroad.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church as deacon, 1967, as priest 1968, as bishop, 1989.

Works

Membership

Member National Organisation of Episcopalian for Life (Chairman of the Board), Fellowship of Witness (former president).

Connections

Married Karen Louise Elvgren, September 1, 1962. Children: Katherine Janet Howe Rickwald, John Wadsworth III, Jessica Ruth Howe.

father:
John Wadsworth Howe Howe

mother:
Shirley Anita (Hansen) Howe

spouse:
Karen Louise Elvgren

child:
Katherine Janet Howe Rickwald Howe

child:
John Wadsworth III Howe

child:
Jessica Ruth Howe