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Sidney Edward Sweet

Clergyman

Sidney Edward Sweet, American clergyman.

Background

Sweet, Sidney Edward was born on August 31, 1883 in Mackinac Island, Michigan, United States. Son of Edwin Forrest and Sophia (Fuller) Sweet.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1905. Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1908. Doctor of Divinity, Illinois College, 1936, Eden Theological Seminary, 1956.

Career

Ordained deacon, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1908, priest, 1909. Assistant rector St. John’s Protestant Episcopal Church, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1908-1910. Rector St. Stephen’s Church, Jersey City, 1910-1918.

Rector St. Paul’s Church, Columbus, Ohio, 1918-1931. Dean Christ Church, Cathedral, St. Louis, 1931-1956. Member clergy staff Christ Church, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, 1956-1957, All Saints Church, Pasadena, California, since 1957.

Membership

Member of the executive board Pasadena Clinic. Member executive committee and chairman social service commission Missouri Council of Churches (president 1942-1944), Church Federation of St. Louis (president 1937-1938). Member Federal Council of Churches Public chairman War Labor Board, Region VII, 1941-1945.

Member Los Angeles World Affairs Council, Pasadena Council Churches, Los Angeles Religious Committee National Conference Christians and Jews. Alpha Delta Phi.; Club: Torch.

Connections

Married Elta Mae Armstrong, September 3, 1907. Children: Edwin Armstrong (deceased), Sidney Edward.

father:
Edwin Forrest Sweet

mother:
Sophia (Fuller) Sweet

spouse:
Elta Mae Armstrong

child:
Edwin Armstrong Sweet (deceased)

child:
Sidney Edward Sweet