Edward M. Parker

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Edward Melville Parker (July 11, 1855 - October 22, 1925) was a bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States.



He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Henry Melville Parker and Fanny Cushing (Stone) Parker. He was educated at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire (1868-1874), and at Keble College, Oxford, England (B.A. 1878; M.A. 1881). He received a D.D. from the Berkeley Divinity School in 1906, and a D.C.L. from the Bishop's College (now Bishop's University) in Lennoxville, Quebec, in 1907.


He was ordained priest in 1881. From 1879 to 1906, he was master of St. Paul's School. He was made bishop coadjutor of New Hampshire in 1906 and was bishop from 1914 until 1925.


He married Grace Elmendorf of Racine, Wisconsin, in 1885. She died in 1888.

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