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Robert Emmet Gribbin, American bishop. Member American Legion.; Mason, Elk.

Background

Gribbin, Robert Emmet was born on February 21, 1887 in Windsor, South Carolina, United States. Son of John and Rebecca (Moore) G., Bachelor of Science, Military College of South Carolina., 1906.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College of Charleston, South Carolina., 1909. Student General Theological Seminary, New York, 1909-1912, S.T.D., 1934, Doctor of Divinity, University of the South, 1934.

Career

Assistant minister Grace Church, Charleston, 1912-1915, St. Luke’s Church, Atlanta, Georgia., 1915-1916. Rector St. John’s Church, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1916-1921, St. Paul’s Church, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1921-1934. Consecrated bishop of Western North Carolina, January 25, 1934.

Chaplain 3d Pioneer, Infantry, 1918-1919, 105th Medical Regiment, North Carolina National Guard, 1931-1940. Entered active service for one year as chaplain of the 105th Medical Regiment, with rank of lieutenant colonel, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina., 1940-1941.

Membership

Member American Legion. Mason, Elk.

Connections

Married Emma Manigault Jenkins, June 30, 1915. Children: Robert Emmet, Josephine Manigault, John Hawkins, Deacon, 1912, priest, 1913, Protestant Episcopal Church.

father:
John Gribbin

mother:
Rebecca (Moore) Gribbin

spouse:
Emma Manigault Jenkins

child:
Robert Emmet Gribbin

child:
Josephine Manigault Gribbin

child:
John Hawkins Gribbin

child:
Deacon Gribbin

child:
1912 Gribbin

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priest Gribbin

child:
1913 Gribbin

child:
P.E. Ch Gribbin