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Clergyman , Dean

Percy Linwood Urban was an American clergyman, member theological commission General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church.

Background

Urban, Percy Linwood was born on June 3, 1886 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Review Abram Linwood and Emma Louise (Trexler) Urban.

Education

Student William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1906, A.M., 1907, fellow, 1907-1910. S.T.D. (honorary), Berkeley Division School, 1935.

Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Kenyon College, 1954.

Career

Formerly professor philosophy St. John’s U., Shanghai, China, master St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H. Ordained to ministry, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1914, assistant minister St. Peter’s Church, Germantown, Philadelphia. Rector St. John’s Church, North Haven, Connecticut, 1924-1941.

Lecturer theology Berkeley Division School, Yale, 1923-1935, associate professor, 1935-1941, professor systematic theology, 1941, dean since 1947. Visiting professor theology Philadelphia Division School, 1944-1946. Honorary canon Christ Church Cathedral, Hartford, Connecticut, 1950-1974.

Membership

Member theological commission General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church. Member American Theological Society, American Philosophical Association Beta Kappa. Club: Graduates (New Haven).

Connections

Married Mary Robinson Hodge, June 10, 1922. Children: Percy Linwood, Margaret Hodge, Hugh Bayard.

father:
Review Abram Linwood Urban

mother:
Emma Louise (Trexler) Urban

spouse:
Mary Robinson Hodge

child:
Percy Linwood Urban

child:
Margaret Hodge Urban

child:
Hugh Bayard Urban