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Samuel Babcock Booth

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Samuel Babcock Booth, American bishop.

Background

Booth, Samuel Babcock was born on October 29, 1883 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Henry Driver and Mary Bourne (Babcock) Booth.

Education

Graduate William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, 1902. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1908 as of 1906. Doctor of Divinity, Virginia Theological Seminary, 1925.

Doctor of Divinity, Middlebury College and Norwich U. Doctor of Civil Law, Bishop’s College, Quebec.

Career

Deacon, 1910, priest, 1911, Protestant Episcopal Church. Missionary in Idaho, 1910-1914. Rector St. Luke’s Church, Kensington, Philadelphia, 1914-1918.

Chaplain American Red Cross at Evacuation Hospital Northern 9, in France, 1918. Assistant at St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Philadelphia, 1919. In charge of missions, Bucks Company, Pennsylvania, 1920-1925.

Consecrated bishop coadjutor of Vermont, February 17, 1925, bishop of Vermont, February 26, 1930. Home: Burlington, Vt.

Connections

Married Anna Peck, September 6, 1910. Children: Robert Grosvenor, Katherine, Mary Anna (deceased), Ellen Bourne, Anne Curtis, Madelein Tasker Polk, Samuel Babcock.

father:
Henry Driver Booth

mother:
Mary Bourne (Babcock) Booth

spouse:
Anna Peck

child:
Anne Curtis Booth

child:
Katherine Booth

child:
Mary Anna Booth (deceased)

child:
Samuel Babcock Booth

child:
Madelein Tasker Polk Booth

child:
Ellen Bourne Booth

child:
Robert Grosvenor Booth