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Sidney Catlin Partridge

Birthplace: New York, NY, USA
Death: Died in Kansas City, MO, USA
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Son of George Partridge and Helen Derby Partridge

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About Sidney Partridge, 1st Bishop of Kyoto

Sidney Catlin Partridge (September 1, 1857-June 22, 1930) was the first Bishop of Kyoto (1900–1911) and the second Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri (1911–1930).

He was born in New York City. He graduated from Yale in 1880, where he was a member of Skull and Bones, and from Berkeley Divinity School in 1884. He was ordained to the diaconate by John Williams, Bishop of Connecticut, on June 4, 1884, and 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 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

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Sidney Partridge, 1st Bishop of Kyoto's Timeline

September 1, 1857
New York, NY, USA
June 22, 1930
Age 72
Kansas City, MO, USA