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William Loftin Hargrave

clergyman

William Loftin Hargrave, American clergyman. Club: St. Petersburg Yacht.

Background

Hargrave, William Loftin was born on November 10, 1903 in Wilson, North Carolina, United States. Son of Benjamin Worthington and Frances (Daniel) Hargrave.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Atlanta Law School, 1924. Bachelor of Divinity, Virginia Theological Seminary, 1932, Doctor of Divinity, 1962. School of Theology and Ministry, University of South, 1952, Doctor of Divinity, 1962.

Career

Admitted to Georgia bar, 1925. Assistant trust officer Miami Bank & Trust Company (Florida), 1924-1926. Associate firm Shutts & Bowen, Miami, 1926-1927.

Ordained to ministry Episcopalian Church, 1932. Rector in Cocoa, Florida, 1932-1943, Fort Pierce, Florida, 1943-1945, Holy Comforter Church, Miami, 1945-1948, Holy Communion Church, Charleston, South Carolina., 1948-1953. Executive secretary Diocese of South Florida, Winter Park, 1953-1961.

Consecrated bishop Diocese of South Florida, 1961-1970. Bishop of S.W. Florida, 1970-1975. President Wuesthoff Hospital, Cocoa, Florida, 1941-1943, Porter Military Academy, Charleston, 1952.

President Florida Council Churches, 1957-1958, Florida Migrant Ministry, 1963-1966. Member general board National Council Churches Christ, from 1964. Member Lambeth Conference, London, England., 1968.

Membership

Club: St. Petersburg Yacht.

Connections

Married Minnie Frances Whittington, February 13, 1939. Children: Frances, Elizabeth, Sarah, William.

father:
Benjamin Worthington Hargrave

mother:
Frances (Daniel) Hargrave

spouse:
Minnie Frances Whittington

children:
Frances Hargrave

Elizabeth Hargrave

Sarah Hargrave

William Hargrave