Elwood Lindsay Haines

Elwood Lindsay Haines

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Elwood Lindsay Haines (March 12, 1893 - October 28, 1949) was a 20th century bishop in the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America. He served as the bishop of the Diocese of Iowa from 1944-1949. Haines was born in Woodstown, New Jersey to John and Jennie (Lindsay) Haines, and was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War I. He and his first wife, Martina Gordon, had two children. She died in 1924 and he married Cornelia McCoy Smith in 1933, with whom he had a daughter.He was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Divinity School. After his ordination he served churches in York and Bethlehem in Pennsylvania and Glendale, Ohio. He served as a missionary in Liberia for four years and as the Executive Secretary for the Diocese of North Carolina. He was Dean of Christ Church Cathedral in Louisville, Kentucky when he was elected to be the fifth bishop of Iowa on March 8, 1944.
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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136738791
  • 9786136738796