Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana Archives

Rev. Theron George Lansford

The Rev. Theron G. Lansford was born in Denton, Texas, on 13 June 1931, the son of Marcus Leslie and Lucille (Wallis) Lansford. He received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Texas in 1957 and a Master's degree in 1959. He married Mary Elizabeth Cook on 31 March 1960 in Williamson, Texas. He became a Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas and later at Tri-State University in Angola, and while there supported the mission of Holy Family as a parishioner and lay reader. He then decided to read for orders under Bishop Klein, who ordained him a deacon in 1971 and a priest in 1972. He served as priest in charge of Holy Family, from 1974 to 1980. In later years he served as interim rector of Grace Church in Fort Wayne from 2000 to 2001, and he returned as vicar of Holy Family from 2005 to 2006. He died in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on 10 September 2015.


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