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Lauriston Livingston Scaife, American bishop. Served as chaplain, Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Trustee St. Vladimir’s Theological Seminary, New York City, 1941-1970, General Theological Seminary, New York City, Hobart and William Smith colls., Nichols School; Member Society Mayflower Descendants, Pilgrim Society, Signet Society of Cambridge, Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

Scaife, Lauriston Livingston was born on October 17, 1907 in Milton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Roger L. and Ethel May (Bryant) Scaife.

Education

Student Milton Academy, 1926. Bachelor of Arts, Trinity College, 1931. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, General Theological Seminary, 1938.

S.T.D., General Theological Seminary, 1948, Hobart and William Smith Colls., 1949. Doctor of Divinity, Trinity College, 1948. Doctor of Laws, Alfred U., 1952.

Doctor of Divinity, Trinity College (Toronto), 1952. D.Th., St. Sergius Theological Seminary Paris, 1953.

Career

Master classical languages, St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H., 1937-1938. Curate, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, New York City, 1938-1942. Rector, Trinity Episcopal Church, Newport, Rhode Island, 1942-1945.

Rector, Calvary Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, 1945-1948. Consecrated 7th bishop of Diocese of Western New York, 1948.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: The Russian Priests of Tomorrow, 1939.

Membership

Served as chaplain, Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Trustee St. Vladimir’s Theological Seminary, New York City, 1941-1970, General Theological Seminary, New York City, Hobart and William Smith colls., Nichols School. Member Society Mayflower Descendants, Pilgrim Society, Signet Society of Cambridge, Alpha Delta Phi.

Clubs: University, Union, Century Association (New York City).

Connections

Married Eleanor Morris Carnochan, October 19, 1939. Children: Sibyll Grosvenor, Cynthia Lincoln.

father:
Roger L. Scaife

mother:
Ethel May (Bryant) Scaife

spouse:
Eleanor Morris Carnochan

children:
Sibyll Grosvenor Scaife

Cynthia Lincoln Scaife