Thomas Marion Pryor Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1926, Master of Arts, 1927, Doctor of Philosophy, 1933. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1929. Graduate student Sorbonne, Paris, France, Heidelberg (Germany) U., also Harvard.
Doctor of Divinity, Adrian College, 1962.
Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, 1927. Minister in Royal Oak, Michigan, 1934-1950, Kalamazoo, 1950-1964. Bishop Chicago area, 1964-1972.
Special assignment Council of Bishops, since 1972.
Member World Council Methodist, since 1944, delegate Oxford Conference, 1951, Oslo Conference, 1961. Member general board education Methodist Church. Member program council and ecumenical affairs commission United Methodist Church, then. general conference committee study ministry, 1960-1964.
Member Governor Michigan Committee Higher Education, 1963-1964. Member Sherwood Eddy Seminar, Europe, 1951, Board Social Concerns Seminar, Russia, 1961. Member Theta Phi, Alpha Kappa Delta, Kappa Delta Rho.
Club: Union League (Chicago.
Married Alice Wuerfel, September 5, 1925. Children: Thomas H., Nancy Sharon (Mistress Karl Kienholz), Mary Ann (Mistress Roderick Daane), David Bruce.