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Birth: Jul. 26, 1878
Freeport
Stephenson County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1951
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Fr. Stoskopf was born in Freeport, Illinois, on July 26, 1878, attended public schools there, graduating from Freeport High School in 1895 and following a year at Beloit College, matriculated at Yale University from which he graduated in 1900.

In 1935 he was awarded the degree of doctor of divinity from Nashotah seminary at Nashotah, Wisconsin.

A candidate from the diocese of Chicago and graduate of the General Theological Seminary in New York, Fr. Stoskopf was ordained deacon by Bishop Charles Palmerston Anderson in 1903 and priest in 1904 at Grace Church, Oak Park.

He was a curate at Grace Church from 1903 to 1904 before receiving a call to become curate of the Church of the Advent, Boston, where he served from 1904 to 1908.

In August, 1909, the vestry extended a call to him to become rector of the Church of the Ascension, Chicago, where he served nearly 42 years until his death.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis Stoskopf (1842 - 1895)
  Caroline Howard Brewster Stoskopf (1845 - 1933)
 
 Siblings:
  William Brewster Stoskopf (1878 - 1951)
  Alice Louise Stoskopf (1880 - 1951)*
  Hilda Stoskopf (1885 - 1887)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Freeport
Stephenson County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: dran
Record added: Mar 28, 2011
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Rev Fr William Brewster Stoskopf
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Rev Fr William Brewster Stoskopf
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- Alexa K Richard
 Added: Dec. 27, 2012
The Church needs men like you now, more than ever. Your devotion to the Faith is an inspiration to us all. You may have gone on, but you are not forgotten.
- Jim Craig
 Added: Sep. 23, 2011
 
 
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