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William Francis Shero

Clergyman

William Francis Shero, American clergyman. Member Delta Psi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Shero, William Francis was born on June 24, 1863 in Fredonia, New York, United States. Son of Lewis and Clarissa (Francis) Shero.

Education

Graduated from State Normal School, Fredonia, 1882. Bachelor of Arts, University of Rochester, 1887. General Theological Seminary, 1887-1888.

Master of Arts, Hobart, 1890. Doctor of Philosophy, Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania, 1906.

Career

Principal Smethport School, 1888-1890. Deacon, 1889, priest, 1891, Protestant Episcopal Church. Rector Angelica, New York, 1891-1893.

Chaplain de Veaux College, Niagara Falls, New York, 1893-1897, head master Yeates School, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1897-1899. Rector St. John’s Church, Lancaster, 1898-1908. Warden Racine (Wisconsin) College, 1908-1916.

Rector Christ Church, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, since 1916. Secretary Standing Committee of Diocese, 1918-1934. President same since 1934.

Membership

Member Delta Psi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Lucy Rogers, June 11, 1890. Children: Lucius Rogers, Livia Francis.

father:
Lewis Shero

mother:
Clarissa (Francis) Shero

spouse:
Lucy Rogers

child:
Livia Francis Shero

child:
Lucius Rogers Shero