Kirkman George Finlay, American bishop. Member of State Relief Council of Reconstruction Finance Corporation; Mason.
Finlay, Kirkman George was born on October 1, 1877 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Son of James Alexander and Marian Ponsonby (Gun) Finlay.
Bachelor of Letters, Furman U., Greenville, 1899. G.D., University of the South. 1902; Doctor of Divinity, University of South Carolina., 1920.
Deacon, 1902, priest, 1903, Protestant Episcopal Church. Missionary in charge Trinity Chapel, Clemson (South Carolina.) College, 1902-1907. Rector Trinity Church, Columbia, South Carolina., 1907-1921.
Consecrated bishop coadjutor Diocese of South Carolina., January 20, 1921. Bishop Diocese of Upper South Carolina., since October 10, 1922. Young Men’s Christian Association secretary with American Expeditionary Forces in France, 1918-1919.
Trustee Florence (South Carolina.) Industrial School, Porter Military Academy, (Charleston, South Carolina.), St. Mary’s Colored School (Columbia, South Carolina.). Director Rescue Orphanage, Columbia.
Member of State Relief Council of Reconstruction Finance Corporation.