Log In

Lewis Bliss Whittemore Edit Profile

bishop

Lewis Bliss Whittemore, American bishop. Member National Council of Episcopal Church; Member Michigan Society for Mental Hygiene.

Background

Whittemore, Lewis Bliss was born on June 17, 1885 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of William Emmons and Mary Bliss (Robinson) Whittemore.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1907. Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, 1915. Doctor of Divinity, Kenyon College Gambier, O., 1939.

Career

Ordained to ministry Protestant Episcopal Church, 1915. Assistant minister Christ Church, New York City, 1915-1917. Associate rector Calvary Church, Pittsburgh, 1917-1923.

Rector Trinity Church, Detroit, 1923-1927, Grace Church, Grand Rapids, 1927-1936. Bishop co-adjutor diocese Western Michigan, 1936-1937, bishop since 1937. Teacher government service P.I., 1907-1910.

Master Brent School, Baguio, 1910-1912.

Membership

Member National Council of Episcopal Church. Member Michigan Society for Mental Hygiene. Clubs: Rotary, University.

Connections

Married Helen M. Crawford, October 23, 1917. Children: Virginia Crawford, James Robinson, Nancy.

father:
William Emmons Whittemore

mother:
Mary Bliss (Robinson) Whittemore

spouse:
Helen M. Crawford

child:
Nancy Whittemore

child:
James Robinson Whittemore

child:
Virginia Crawford Whittemore