Edward L. Salmon, Jr., American Episcopal prelate, Died at 82

Edward Lloyd “Ed” Salmon, Junior was born on January 30, 1934, in Natchez, Mississippi, and died on June 29, 2016.

He was a bishop in The Episcopal Church.

He served as the dean of Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin.

Edward received his bachelor’s degree from the University of the South and a bachelor’s degree in theology from Virginia Theological Seminary.

Salmon Jr. was ordained in 1961 as a priest for the Diocese of Arkansas in The Episcopal Church.

Edward L. Salmon, Jr. served as bishop of the Diocese of South Carolina (1990 to 2008).

Salmon, Jr. was a noted conservative who remained in the Episcopal Church, unlike his former diocese.

Salmon, Jr. was a member of Communion Partners, an Episcopalian group which opposed the 77th General Episcopal Convention’s decision to authorize the blessing of same-sex marriages in 2012.

Edward L. Salmon, Jr. passed away at 82 yrs old.