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Rogers Sanders Harris, American Bishop. Ordained deacon Episcopal Church, 1957, priest, 1958, bishop, 1985. Trustee University of South, Sewanee, Tennessee, since 1985; trustee, vice president Bishop GrayInn, Davenport, Florida, 1989-1997. First lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1952-1954, Korea. Member Order of Holy Cross (associate). M C.

Background

Harris, Rogers Sanders was born on February 22, 1930 in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. Son of Wilmot Louis and Sarah Elizabeth (Sanders) Harris.

Education

Bachelor, University of South, 1952. Master of Divinity, University of South, 1957. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), University of South, 1986.

Doctor Ministry, Virginia Theological Seminary, 1977. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Virginia Theological Seminary, 1986.

Career

Vicar, Grace Episcopal Church, Ridge Spring, South Carolina., 1957-1959;vicar, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Batesburg, South Carolina., 1957-1959;rector, Church of Good Shepherd, Greer, South Carolina., 1959-1969;rector, St. Christopher's Church, Spartanburg, South Carolina., 1969-1985;suffragan bishop, Diocese of Upper South Carolina., Columbia, South Carolina., 1985-1989;bishop, Diocese of S.W. Florida, St. Petersburg, 1989-1997. Vice president Province IV of Episcopal Church, 1991-1994, president, 1994-1997. Member Presiding Bishop's Council of Advice, New York City, 1994-1997.

Achievements

  • Ordained deacon Episcopal Church, 1957, priest, 1958, bishop, 1985.

Membership

Trustee University of South, Sewanee, Tennessee, since 1985. Trustee, vice president Bishop GrayInn, Davenport, Florida, 1989-1997. First lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1952-1954, Korea.

Member Order of Holy Cross (associate). M C.

Connections

Married Anne Marshall Stewart, March 28, 1953. Children: Katherine Anne, Frances Elizabeth, Rebecca Susan.

father:
Wilmot Louis Harris

mother:
Sarah Elizabeth (Sanders) Harris

spouse:
Anne Marshall Stewart

child:
Katherine Anne Harris

child:
Frances Elizabeth Harris

child:
Rebecca Susan Harris