Richard S. M. Emrich
Richard Stanley Merrill Emrich
|VII Bishop of Michigan|
|Predecessor||Frank W. Creighton|
|Successor||Harry Coleman McGehee, Jr.|
|Ordination||Deacon in 1936, priest in 1938|
|Alma mater||Brown University, the Episcopal Theological School|
Richard Stanley Merrill Emrich (1910-1997) was the seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan. He was born in Mardin, Turkey to missionary parents, and educated at Brown University, and the Episcopal Theological School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was ordained to the diaconate in 1936 and to the priesthood in 1938, after which he served parishes in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Emrich was elected suffragan bishop of Michigan in 1946; he served as diocesan bishop from 1948 to 1973. He was made Honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1958.
- Montemurri, Patricia (March 15, 2013). "Retired Episcopalian Bishop H. Coleman McGehee has died at age 89". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
- "Emrich Retreat Center at Parishfield - History". Emrich Retreat Center at Parishfield. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
|Episcopal Church (USA) titles|
Frank W. Creighton
|7th Bishop of Michigan
1946 - 1971
Harry Coleman McGehee, Jr.