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us: McGuire, George Alexander, 1866-1934


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    • Birth Date

        18660326
    • Death Date

        19341110
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Antigua
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Episcopal Church
        • Organization: (naf) American Church Institute for Negroes
        • Organization: (naf) Universal Negro Improvement Association
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Moravian Seminary (Nisky, St. Thomas, Danish West Indies)
        • Organization: Endich Theological Seminary
        • Organization: Independent Episcopal Church
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Bishops
    • Sources

      • found: Burkett, R. K. Garveyism ... 1978 (subj.) CIP table of contents (George Alexander McGuire)
      • found: WwasWA 1897-1942 (patriarch; b. Antigua BWI 3/26/66; d. NYC 11/10/34)
      • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 03, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (McGuire, George Alexander; bishop; born 26 March 1866 in Antigua; graduated from Moravian Seminary at Nisky, St. Thomas, Danish West Indies (1888); pastored Moravian congregation at Frederiksted, St. Croix; immigrated to the United States (1894); confirmed in the Protestant Episcopal Church; was ordained deacon (1896), field secretary of the American Church Institute for Negroes, NY (1911), and rector of St. Paul's Church, Falmouth, Antigua; established the Church of the Good Shepherd; as a chaplain-general of the UNIA and Archbishop of Ethiopian, a bishop of the Independent Episcopal Church (1921), and a patriarch he expanded the church to South Africa (1927); founded Endich Theological Seminary (1923); died 10 November 1934 in New York)
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