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Thomas Neely Carruthers, American bishop. Member Society Advancement Christianity South Carolina. (president of the board of trustees).; Rotarian.

Background

Carruthers, Thomas Neely was born on June 10, 1900 in Collierville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Thomas Neely and Linne (Hunter) Carruthers.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of The South, Sewanee, Tennessee, 1921, Bachelor of Divinity, 1929, Doctor of Divinity, 1940. A.M., Princeton, 1924. S.T.D., Trinity College, 1958.

Career

Teacher, Gilman Country School, Roland Park, Baltimore, Maryland., 1921-1922, Swarthmore Preparatory School, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, 1922-1923. Instructor English, University of The South, 1924-1926. Ordained to ministry Protestant Episcopal Church, deacon, 1925, priest, 1926.

Rector St. Peter’s Church, Columbia, Tennessee, 1926-1931, Trinity Church, Houston, Texas, 1931-1939, Christ Church, Nashville, Tennessee, 1939-1944. Consecrated bishop of South Carolina., 1944. Chancellor, trustee, member board regents University of the South.

Trustee St. Mary’s school and Junior College, Voorhees school and Junior College, Porter Military Academy. President of the board of trustees, Episcopal Church Home for Women, Episcopal Church Home for Children.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Sparks of Fire.

Membership

Member Society Advancement Christianity South Carolina. (president of the board of trustees).

Connections

Married Ellen Douglas Everett, December 27, 1927. Children: Thomas Neely, Ewing Everett.

father:
Thomas Neely Carruthers

mother:
Linne (Hunter) Carruthers

spouse:
Ellen Douglas Everett

children:
Thomas Neely Carruthers

Ewing Everett Carruthers