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Middleton Stuart Barnwell

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Middleton Stuart Barnwell, American bishop. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

Barnwell, Middleton Stuart was born on September 9, 1882 in Louisville. Son of Stephen Elliott and Elizabeth (Cleland) Barnwell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, 1900. Bachelor of Divinity, Virginia Theological Seminary, 1909, Doctor of Divinity.

Career

Deacon, 1908, priest, 1908, Protestant Episcopal Church. Assistant rector Christ Church, Baltimore, 1909-1911. Rector St. Andrew’s Church, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1911-1913, Church of the Advent, Birmingham, Alabama, 1913-1923.

Field secretary National Council Protestant Episcopal Church, 1924-1925. Consecrated bishop of Idaho, December 3, 1925. President Boise Junior College.

Board of trustees, St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Margaret’s School. Elected bishop of Georgia, 1935.

Membership

Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Connections

Married Margaret Thorne Lighthall, June 24, 1912.

father:
Stephen Elliott Barnwell

mother:
Elizabeth (Cleland) Barnwell

spouse:
Margaret Thorne Lighthall