Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana Archives

Rev. William Aaron Driver

The Rev William A. Driver was born on 21 September 1910 in Edna, Kansas, the son of the Rev. William Henry and Sidney Burnetta (Smith) Driver. He married Jeanne Studer, who predeceased him. He was a graduate of William Jewell College and Seabury-Western Theological Seminary. Upon his ordination in 1934, he served as vicar of Trinity in Independence, Missouri, from 1934 to 1938. From there he moved to Indiana as rector of Trinity Church, Michigan City, from 1938 to 1943. He later went to Seattle as rector of St. Stephen's Church from 1943 to 1952, and later was rector of St. Edmond's Church in San Marino, California, from 1952 to 1966. Later in his career he was vicar of St. Michael's by the Sea in Carlsbad from 1963 to 1978 (the church became a parish in 1973). Late in his career he was an assistant at James by the Sea in La Jolla from 1980 to 1986  He died in Carlsbad, California, on 13 May 2000.


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