Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana Archives

Rev. Clinton Bradshaw Cromwell

The Rev. Clinton B. Cromwell was born on 22 June 1882 in Dekalb, Illinois, the son of Philip and Kate (Hallagen) Cromwell. He married Gertrude Thompson in St. Joseph, Michigan, on 8 February 1902. After attending Western Theological Seminary he was ordained both a deacon and priest in 1915. Afterward he came to Indiana and served two missions, St. Andrew's, Valparaiso, and St. Stephen's, Hobart, from 1916 to 1920. He then moved to Peoria, Illinois, to take charge of St. Stephen's and St. Andrew's churches. He later became priest-in-charge of Epiphany Church in Sedan, Kansas, St. Paul's Church at Coffeeville, Kansas, and between 1933 and 1939, rector of St. John's Church in Parsons, Kansas, eventually retiring due to illness. He died in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on 28 January 1942.