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Lewis William Burton

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Lewis William Burton, American bishop.

Background

BURTON, Lewis William was born on November 9, 1852 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. 0. son of Reverend Lewis Burton, Doctor of Divinity, and Agnes Jane Wallace.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Kenyon, 1st honors, 1873, A.M., 1886. Graduate Philadelphia Division School, 1877. Doctor of Divinity, Kenyon, 1896, University of South, 1896.

Doctor of Laws, St. John’s College, Annapolis, 1917, Transylvania College, 1930.

Career

Deacon, 1877; Priest, 1878. Assistant Minister, All Saints’, Cleveland, Ohio, 1877-1878. Rector of same, 1878-1880.

Assistant Minister, St. Mark’s, Cleveland, Ohio, 1881. Rector of same, 1882-1884. Rector, St John’s, Richmond, Virginia, 1884-1893.

St. Andrew's, Louisville, Kentucky, 1893-1896. Member Phi Beta Kappa Society. Member Society of Colonial Wars.

Honourable Member Lexington Country Club. Bishop of Lexington since 1896.

Connections

Married Georgie Hendree Ball, January 15, 1883 (died 1931). Children: Lewis James Hendree (deceased), Sarah Louise (Mistress Henry Kavanaugh Milward), Cornelia Paine Wallace (Mistress Thomas Gresham Machen).

father:
Review Lewis Burton

mother:
Agnes Jane (Wallace) Burton

spouse:
Georgie Hendree Ball

child:
Lewis James Hendree Burton (deceased)

child:
Sarah Louise Burton (Mistress Henry Kavanaugh Milward)

child:
Cornelia Paine Wallace Burton (Mistress Thomas Gresham Machen)