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Richard George Melli, American Bishop. Board of directors Upper Pinelas Mental Health, Clearwater, Florida, 1985-1989, Tampa Bay Chaplains Association, since 1985; chaplain Pasco Company Republican Party, 1984-1985, Association of Former Intelligence Officers, since 1996. Fellow The Angelican College Chaplains; member American Legion, Rotary International.

Background

Melli, Richard George was born on January 18, 1930 in Florence, Italy. Son of Alfredo and Yvonne (Roditi) Melli.

Education

Diploma, Peekskill Military Academy, 1948. Bachelor, University Paris, 1951. LTh, Laud Hall Seminary, 1989.

Doctor in Theology, St. Thomas More Seminary, 1994. DDiv, Laud Hall Seminary, 1995. Doctor of Humane Letters, Agape Seminary, 1997.

Career

Registry assistant, United Nations, New York, 1948-1949;intelligence analyst, Supreme Headquarters Alled Powers Europe, Paris, 1950-1954;retail executive, Jordan Marsh Company, Miami, 1955-1969;president, Roditi Melli Foundation, Florence, Italy, 1969-1971;executive vice president, Dayton Hudson Corporation, Minneapolis, 1972-1973;seminarian, The Episcopal Church, Orlando, Florida, 1975-1976;deacon, priest, The Anglican Catholic Church, Palm Harbor, Florida, 1977-1989;bishop, The Traditional Epsicopal Church, Brooksville, Florida, 1990;presiding bishop, The Traditional Epsicopal Church, Brooksville, Florida, since 1992. President, director Laud Hall Seminary, Brooksville, since 1989, Anglican College of Chaplains, since 1997, Prior Oblates of the Holy Spirit Rels. Order, since 1983.

Works

Membership

Board of directors Upper Pinelas Mental Health, Clearwater, Florida, 1985-1989, Tampa Bay Chaplains Association, since 1985. Chaplain Pasco Company Republican Party, 1984-1985, Association of Former Intelligence Officers, since 1996. Fellow The Angelican College Chaplains.

Member American Legion, Rotary International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, fishing, raising children.

Connections

Married Jane Kestler, August |6, 1956. Children: Richard G. Junior, Christopher James, Paul Andrew.

father:
Alfredo Melli

mother:
Yvonne (Roditi) Melli

spouse:
Jane Kestler

child:
Richard G. Junior Melli

child:
Christopher James Melli

child:
Paul Andrew Melli