Anson Phelps Stokes (bishop)
|The Right Reverend
Anson Phelps Stokes, 3rd
|Bishop of Massachusetts|
|Church||Episcopal Church (United States)|
|Predecessor||Norman Burdett Nash|
|Successor||John Melville Burgess|
|Born||January 11, 1905|
|Died||November 7, 1986|
Anson Phelps Stokes, the 3rd (January 11, 1905 – November 7, 1986) was the eleventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts in Boston, Massachusetts from 1956 to 1970. He was the son of Anson Phelps Stokes and grandson of Anson Phelps Stokes of Phelps Dodge.
An alumnus of St. Paul's School (Concord, New Hampshire), he received a BA from Yale in 1927, a BD from the Episcopal Theological School (now the Episcopal Divinity School), a DD from Kenyon College and later degrees from Columbia, Berkeley Divinity School, and Suffolk University.
He was married to Hope Procter of the family which founded Procter & Gamble.
- Web page about the three Anson Phelps Stokes
- New York Times Obituary of Hope Procter widow of Rt. Rev. Anson Phelps Stokes
- Episcopal Church Obituary of Hope Procter widow of Rt. Rev. Anson Phelps Stokes
|Episcopal Church (USA) titles|
Norman Burdett Nash
|Bishop of Massachusetts
John Melville Burgess
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