The Right Reverend
Robert LeRoy Harris
|Bishop of Marquette|
|Elected||October 6, 1917|
|Predecessor||G. Mott Williams|
|Successor||Hayward S. Ablewhite|
by William Andrew Leonard
|Consecration||February 7, 1918|
by Daniel S. Tuttle
|Born||February 12, 1874|
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
|Died||February 6, 1948 (aged 73)|
San Diego, California, United States
|Parents||Eli Clark Harris & Susan Ann Shaw|
(m. 1897; died 1908)
Annie Reynolds Macomber
|Previous post||Coadjutor Bishop of Marquette (1918-1919)|
|Alma mater||Kenyon College|
Early Life and Education
Harris was born on February 12, 1874, in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Eli Clark Harris and Susan Ann Shaw. He studied at Kenyon College, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1896, a Master of Arts in 1911, and earned a Doctor of Divinity in 1918. He also attended Bexley Hall from where he earned a Bachelor of Divinity in 1899. Harris married Kathryn Brandon on August 25, 1897. After Kathryn's death in 1908, he married Annie Reynolds Macomber in January 2, 1911. 
Harries was ordained deacon in 1899 and priest in 1900 by Bishop William Andrew Leonard of Ohio. He served as rector of Calvary Church in Toledo, Ohio (1899-1901); rector of St Paul's Church in Newport, Kentucky (1901-1904); rector of Grace Church in Cincinnati, Ohio (1904-06); rector of St Mark's Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming (1906-1909); and rector of St Mark's Church in Toledo, Ohio (1909-1918).
In 1917, Harris was elected Coadjutor Bishop of Marquette, and was consecrated on February 7, 1918 by Presiding Bishop Daniel S. Tuttle. He succeeded as diocesan in October 1919, and resigned in 1929. 
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- "Harris, Robert LeRoy". American Church Almanac and Year Book: 46. 1921.
- "HARRIS, Rt. Rev. ROBERT LEROY". Religious Leaders of America. 2: 492. 1941.
- "Harris, Robert LeRoy". Stowe's Clerical Directory of the American Episcopal Church: 121. 1941.
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