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Phillips, Henry D. (Henry Disbrow), 1882-1955


Biographical Note

In 1938, Rev. Henry Disbrow Phillips (1882-1955) assumed the duties of Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia, following his position as Rector of Trinity Church, Columbia, South Carolina, from 1921 to 1938. Under Phillips' leadership, the Diocese continued to expand in parishioners and influence, most notably in the growth in the Diocese's function in education. He retired in 1954, and died the next year. He is buried at Trinity Church Cemetery in Columbia.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Records

Identifier: Ms-1985-004

The Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Records consist of the Diocese's administrative records, including incoming (often from parishioners) and outgoing correspondence, with a scattering of newspaper clippings, photographs, building plans and surveys, pamphlets, and meeting minutes, from the central administrative office in Roanoke and the churches within the Diocese.

Dates: 1866 - 2004; Majority of material found within ( 1919-1969)