LAWRENCE, FRED STRATTON, JR., 1910-1982

Biography:

Clergyman. Born– August 27, 1910, Morganton, N.C. Parents– Alfred Stratton and Millicent (Perkins) Lawrence. Married– Alma Lee Roney, September 30, 1938. Married– Elsie Hawkins Pelham, June 9, 1973. Children– Three. Education– University of North Carolina, 1932; Theological School, University of the South, M.Div., 1935. Ordained an Episcopal deacon, 1935, priest, 1936. Priest, North Carolina, 1936-1943; chaplain, U.S. Army, 1944-1946; assistant rector, 1946-1947, rector, 1948-1965, Trinity Church, New Orleans; rector, Grace Church, Anniston, 1965-1972; rector, St. Peter’s, Talladega, and Trinity Church, Alpine, 1972-1981; priest in charge, St. Peter’s, Port Allen, La., and St. Francis, Denhan Springs, La., 1952-1956. Founder, Trinity Day School, Baton Rouge, La., 1948; Headmaster, Episcopal Day School, Anniston, 1952-1956. Editor, Alabama Churchman, 1975-1981. Died July 1, 1982.

Source:

Who’s Who in Religion, 1977; personal acquaintances.

Publication(s):

A Year in Church With Day School Children. Anniston; Author, s.d. [1967].