Benjamin F. P. Ivins

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The Right Reverend Benjamin Franklin Price Ivins (October 6, 1884 – December 2, 1962) was the seventh Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee. Following studies at Nashotah House Theological Seminary, he was ordained to the diaconate in 1909 and to the priesthood in 1910. He was a veteran of World War I. Ivins graduated from Valparaiso University and received his masters from University of Wisconsin. Ivins practiced law briefly in Wisconsin. Ivins was consecrated at Cathedral Church of All Saints, Milwaukee on May 7, 1925. He succeeded William Walter Webb as diocesan bishop in 1933.[1]


  1. ^ "Bishop Benjamin F.P. Ivins, Episcopal Leader, Dies At 78", Wisconsin State Journal, December 5, 1962, section 2, pg. 14