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William Mcclelland

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William Mcclelland, American bishop. member of the board Evangelical Education Society; Member Grange.; Mason.

Background

Mcclelland, William was born on January 22, 1883 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Alfred Lee and Marion Taylor (MacDongall) Mcclelland.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1911. Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1914. Student Philadelphia Divinity School, 1911-1914, Doctor of Divinity, 1939.

Career

Ordained Protestant Episcopal Church. Curate, St. Matthews Church, Francisville, Philadelphia, 1914-1916. Rector St. Lukes Church, Bustleton, Philadelphia, 1916-1924.

Rector Dorchester Parish, Dorchester County, Maryland., St. Stephen’s Parish, East New-Market, Maryland., St. Pauls Parish, Vienna, Maryland., 1924-1939. Bishop of Easton, Maryland., since June 2, 1939. Trustee, University of the South.

Membership

Member of the board Evangelical Education Society. Member Grange.; Mason. Clubs: Harvard (New York City).

Connections

Married E. Rozelle Connelly, June 16, 1914. Children: William, James Alfred.

father:
Alfred Lee Mcclelland

mother:
Marion Taylor (MacDongall) Mcclelland

spouse:
E. Rozelle Connelly

child:
William Mcclelland

child:
James Alfred Mcclelland