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Theodore Dubose Bratton

bishop of Mississippi

Theodore Dubose Bratton, American bishop. Served with Young Men’s Christian Association in France, 1918-1919. Acting chaplain of the Port, Brest, France, 1918.; Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Bratton, Theodore Dubose was born on November 11, 1862 in Winnsboro, South Carolina, United States. Son of John and Elizabeth Porcher (DuBose) Bratton.

Education

Bachelor of Divinity, University of the South, 1887, Doctor of Divinity, 1902. Doctor of Laws, University of Mississippi, 1911.

Career

Deacon, 1887, priest, 1888, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector of Church of the Advent, Spartanburg, South Carolina., 1888-1899, St. Mary’s School for Young Women, 1899-1903. Consecrated bishop of Mississippi September 20, 1903.

Professor history, Converse College, 1890-1899. President Synod of Sewanee, 1923-1926. Chancellor University of the South, 1935-1938, retired November 1938.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Wanted Leaders—A Study in Negro Development. Sermons and Essays

    • A Prophet of Reality, The Life and Works of the Review Doctor William Porcher DuBose, Chaplain general United Confederate Veterans, 1930.

Membership

Served with Young Men’s Christian Association in France, 1918-1919. Acting chaplain of the Port, Brest, France, 1918. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Lucy Beverly Randolph, July 17, 1888 (died January 1905). Married second, Mistress. Children: William DuBose, John, Randolph, Marion, Mary Means, Isabel.

father:
John Bratton

mother:
Elizabeth Porcher (DuBose) Bratton

spouse:
Lucy Beverly Randolph

spouse:
Mistress

child:
Mary Means Bratton

child:
Isabel Bratton

child:
John Bratton

child:
Marion Bratton

child:
William DuBose Bratton

child:
Randolph Bratton