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Thomas James Garland, Irish bishop.

Background

Garland, Thomas James was born on October 25, 1866 in Ireland. Son of Robert and Eliza (Atwell) Garland.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. Bees’ College, England, 1891. Bachelor of Divinity, Philadelphia Division School, 1903. Doctor of Divinity, University of Pittsburgh, 1911.

Doctor of Civil Law, Philadelphia Division Shc., 1912. Doctor of Laws, University of Pennsylvania, 1925.

Career

Deacon, 1891, priest, 1892, Protestant Episcopal Church. Assistant of St. Peter’s Church, Pittsburgh, 1892. Rector of All Saints’ Church, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1892-1894, Trinity Church, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, 1894-1898 (church erected during rectorship), St. David’s Church, Lorain, O., 1898-1900, St. Paul’s Church, Bristol, Pennsylvania, 1900-1903.

Assistant editor of Church Standard, 1903-1905. Secretary of Diocese of Pennsylvania. Secretary of 3d Missionary Department.

Consecrated bishop of suffragan of Pennsylvania, October 28, 1911. Elected as bishop of Pennsylvania, 1923.

Connections

Married to Miss McKibbin, 1892.

father:
Robert Garland

mother:
Eliza (Atwell) Garland

spouse:
Miss McKibbin