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William Chauncey Emnardt, American clergyman. member of Federal Council Churches; Member of American Academy Social and Political Science, American Schools of Archaealogy, American Society Church History.


Emnardt, William Chauncey was born on January 29, 1874 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Stokes and Anne Catharine (Burk) Emnardt.


Graduate from Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, 1890. Bachelor of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1894. Post-graduate work, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia.

Student Philadelphia Division School, 1895. S.T.D., 1931; graduate General Theological Seminary, 1897. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kansas, 1898.


Deacon, 1897, priest, 1898, Protestant of Episcopal Church. Missionary in Western Kansas, Indian Ty. and Oklahoma, 1897-1898. Curate St. Luke’s Church, Germantown, Pennsylvania, 1898-1902.

Rector of Church of Ascension, Gloucester City, New Jersey, and St. Luke’s Church, Newton, Pennsylvania, until 1919. In charge Country Centre Mission, Bucks Company, Pennsylvania, 1911-1919. Secretary Common for Church work among Immigrants, Diocese of Pennsylvania, 1910-1919, Providence of Washington, 1917-1924.

Field director of foreign born work, National Council of Protestant Episcopal Church. Counselor on eclesiastical relations, Protestant at Episcopal Church. Vicar Pro-Cathedral of St. Mary, Philadelphia, 1936-1943, vicar emeritus since 1943.

Special chaplain of Archbishop of Canterbury, Lambeth Conference, London, 1930. Trustee Near East Relief, etc., chairman of Commision on Correlation of Churches in Near East. Chairman of American Committee of Russian Theological Seminary, Paris.

Chairman of American Committee on Greek Centenary (1830-1930). Chairman of Commission on Christian Approach to the Jew. Member of Federal Council Churches.

Chairman of Hill School, Athens, Greece, 1927-1937. Made honorary archpriest in Contantinople, 1922. Knight Commander at Order of S. Saviour (Greece).

Order of Holy Sepulchre. Distinguished Service Medal, Near East Relief, 1945.


Member of Federal Council Churches. Member of American Academy Social and Political Science, American Schools of Archaealogy, American Society Church History. Clubs: Clergy (New York City).


Married to Anne Lindsey Haines, October 25, 1900. Children: Anne Catharine, Elisabeth Montgomery (deceased).

Charles Stokes Emnardt

Anne Catharine (Burk) Emnardt

Anne Lindsey Haines

Anne Catharine Emnardt

Elisabeth Montgomery Emnardt (deceased)