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Karl Reiland


Karl Reiland, American clergyman. Member Churchman’s Association, Delta Kappa Epsilon.; Mason (32 degrees).


Reiland, Karl was born on October 23, 1871 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of George M. and Katherine (Gilcher) Reiland.


Preparatory education, Cheshire (Connecticut) Military Academy and Hotchkiss School, Lakeside, Conn. Master of Arts, Trinity College, Connecticut, 1897. Student P.E. Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia, 1899.

Berkeley Division School, Middletown, Connecticut, 1901. Doctor of Divinity, Trinity, 1915, Doctor of Laws, Hobart College, 1914. Doctor of Divinity, Wesleyan University, Middletown, 1927.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, 1935.


Deacon, 1901, priest, 1902, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector Trinity Church, Wethersfield, Connecticut, 1901-1904.

Assistant Grace Church, New York City, 1904-1910. Rector St. Andrew’s Church, Yonkers, New York, 1910-1912, St. George’s Church, New York, 1912-1936. Now rector emeritus also writing and broadcasting.

Trustee Post-Graduate Hospital, Columbia University, Berkeley Divinity School. Director Institute Marital Relations. Vice-president Modern Churchmen’s Union (England).


Member Churchman’s Association, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Mason (32 degrees).; Clubs: The.


Married Elizabeth Burwell, June 20, 1901.

George M. Reiland

Katherine (Gilcher) Reiland

Elizabeth Burwell