Reily, Theodore Myers

Reily attended Carlisle High School and Dickinson College but graduated from theological seminary in New York. He served as an Episcopal clergyman in several states and in England before settling down to a career as a theology professor and author.
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Class of 1861
Full name
Theodore Myers Reily
Place of Birth
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Gender
Male
Race
White
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North
Origins
Free State
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White non-slaveholder
Slaveholding in 1860
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Household Size in 1860
1
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Occupation in 1860
Student
Residence in 1860
Marital status in 1860
Single

Theodore Myers Reily (Dickinson Alumni Record)

Reference
Reily, Thomas Myers     Born June 9, 1842, Carlisle, Pa.; p. William and Elizabeth Kerman Reily; prep., Carlisle high school and Dickinson grammar school; entered 1857; retired 1860; graduated General Theological Seminary, New York, 1883; A. M., 1883 and S. T. D. 1886, Racine college; clergyman; assistant rector, St. George’s Protestant Episcopal church, Newburgh, N. Y., 1863-66; rector All Saints’ church, Navesink Highlands, N. J., 1866-68; traveled in England, 1868; rector St. Paul’s Church, Winona, Minn., 1868-72; rector, St. Clement’s church, Philadelphia, Pa., 1872-75; rector, Holy Trinity Parish, Minneapolis, Minn., 1875-81; professor of ecclesiastical history Theological Seminary Kenosha, Wis., 1882-92. Adjunct professor, pastoral theology, General Theological Seminary, N. Y., 1894 -- ; U.P. society; published, "Life of Charles George Gordon - a Nineteenth Century Worthy of the English Church," "Memorial Biography of Eugene Augustus Hoffman." Address, New York, N. Y.
George Leffingwell Reed, ed., Alumni Record: Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College, 1905), 196.

Theodore Myers Reily (Herringshaw, 1914)

Reference
Riley, Theodore Myers, clergyman, author, was born June 9, 1842, in Carlisle, Pa. Since 1803 he has been engaged in the ministry; and in 1894-1902 was adjunct professor of pastoral theology in the General theological seminary of New York City. He is the author of Charles George Gordon; and a biography of Eugene Augustus Hoffman.
Thomas William Herringshaw, Herringshaw’s National Library of American Biography (Chicago: American Publishers’ Association, 1914), 5: 15.
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