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Clergyman

Louis Cope Washburn, American clergyman.

Background

Washburn, Louis Cope was born on January 25, 1860 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Daniel and Sarah Stratton (Carpenter) Washburn.

Education

Student St. Stephen’s College, Annandale, New York. Bachelor of Arts, Trinity College, Connecticut, 1881, Master of Arts, 1884. Berkeley Division School, Middletown, Connecticut.

S.T.D., Hobart, 1894. University of Pennsylvania, 1920.

Career

Deacon, 1884, priest, 1885, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector St. Peter’s Church, Hazleton, Pennsylvania, 1884-1888, St. Paul’s Church, Rochester, New York, 1888-1895. Archdeacon of Rochester, 1895-1904.

Rector Christ Church, Philadelphia, 1907-1937. Retired February 5, 1937. Deputy to General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1904, 13.

Established numerous chs. and religious enterprises. Administrator various philanthropies. Director Neighborhood House, Philadelphia, 1911-1937.

Manager Episcopal Hospital, Standing Commission of Diocese of Pennsylvania, etc. Chairman War Commission Diocese of Pennsylvania, 1917-1918.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Manual, 1917. Christ Church, 1925. also essays, sermons and pamphlets.

Connections

Married Henrietta Saltonstall Mumford, April. Children: Henrietta Mumford, Helen Carpenter, Louis Mumford.

father:
Daniel Washburn

mother:
Sarah Stratton (Carpenter) Washburn

spouse:
Henrietta Saltonstall Mumford

child:
Henrietta Mumford Washburn

child:
Helen Carpenter Washburn

child:
Louis Mumford Washburn