Sidney Catlin Partridge
|Sidney Catlin Partridge|
|Born||Sidney Catlin Partridge
September 1, 1857
New York City, New York
|Died||June 22, 1930
Kansas City, Missouri
|Education||Berkeley Divinity School
Yale Divinity School
|Occupation||First Bishop of Kyoto (1900–1911)
Second Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri (1911–1930)
|Employer||Anglican Church in Japan
The Episcopal Church
|Spouse(s)||Charlotte Irene Partridge (1884 - 1886, her death)
Agnes Laura Louise Partridge (1901 - 1930)
|Children||Helen Louise Chapin
Amalia Ortwed Lucy Lymon
|Honors||Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog|
After completing his graduate studies at Berkeley Divinity School in 1884, John Williams, Bishop of Connecticut, ordained him to the diaconate on June 4, 1884. He then worked as a missionary in China under Bishop William Jones Boone, Jr..
He was consecrated first Bishop of Kyoto on February 2, 1900 in Trinity Cathedral, Tokyo. Other bishops in attendance included
- William Awdry, Bishop of South Tokyo
- Hugh James Foss, Bishop of Osaka
- Philip Kemball Fyson, Bishop of Hokkaido
- Frederick Rogers Graves, Bishop of Shanghai
- John McKim, Bishop of North Tokyo
He was decorated as a Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog following his marriage to the daughter of the Danish consul general at San Francisco on November 27, 1901.
He was a bishop associate of the American Branch of the Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament.
He died in Kansas City, Missouri.
- "Record Editors". The Yale Banner. New Haven: Thomas Penney and G. D. Pettee. 1877. p. 182.
- "Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University Deceased during the Year 1929-1930" (PDF). Yale University. December 1, 1930. Retrieved April 18, 2011.
- Official Report of the Proceedings of the Nineteenth Republican National Convention (1928), pp. 7-8
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