Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana Archives

Rev. James Arthur Hilton

The Rev. James A. Hilton was born in Monticello, Indiana, on 19 August 1907, the son of James and Caroline Jane Hilton. He moved to Pennsylvania with his parents and was baptized in St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Roxborough, Philadelphia, in 1910. He was living in 1930 in Philadelphia and transferred to the Diocese of Northern Indiana while still a deacon in 1936. Bishop Gray gave him oversight of St. Augustine's in Gary, sharing duties with two other priests. He was ordained to the priesthood later in 1936 and transferred to the Diocese of Michigan in 1938. In 1940, he was living in Los Angeles. He died on 12 June 1970, apparently in Chicago.