Episcopal Church Bishop, Peter James Lee, Died At 84

Episcopal Church Bishop, Peter James Lee, Died At 84

Peter James Lee was an Episcopal Church bishop from the United States who held numerous leadership positions in the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion, including the President of the Presiding Bishop’s Fund for World Relief.

Bishop Lee’s vote in 2003 to confirm The Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop was one of his episcopal highlights.

What Caused the Death of Peter James Lee?

Peter James Lee, 84, died on July 2, 2022, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

His wife claimed that stroke complications were to blame. He was the 12th Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia. While serving as bishop, Peter Lee ordained over 200 people to the priesthood. He contributed to the improvement of Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia.

One of Bishop Lee’s episcopal accomplishments was voting to confirm The Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop in 2003.

His funeral arrangements, on the other hand, are still being finalized, and we will provide an update as soon as they are completed and communicated with the diocese.

Peter James Lee Age, Family, and Early Life

Peter James Lee was born on May 11, 1938, in Greenville, Mississippi. He was 84 at the time of his death.  He was born to his father  Erling Norman Lee and Marion O’Brien who is his mother.

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His father was a businessman and an Episcopal Church lay officer, and his mother was a housewife.

Peter James Lee Career, What was his Profession?

Peter James lee is a well-known Bishop Of the Episcopal Church but before that, He worked as a newspaper reporter and was an Army intelligence officer for newspapers like the Memphis Commercial Appeal and the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Later, He held positions in the Chapel of the Cross as a deacon, assistant minister, and rector.

Lee served as Grace Cathedral’s Interim Dean from 2009 to 2010. From 2010 to 2011, he worked for the General Theological Seminary of New York in the same capacity. After that, he relocated to France, where in 2011 and 2012 he served as Interim Dean and Rector at the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity in Paris. He served as the Diocese of East Carolina’s Provisional Bishop between 2013 to 2014. He was appointed the Assisting Bishop in the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina in November 2015.

Which school and college did he go to?

He graduated with a bachelor’s in history from Washington and Lee University in Lexington in 1960. He then enrolled in Duke University’s law school but dropped out after a short time due to a lack of interest. As a result, he went on to earn a degree from the Virginia Theological Seminary.

Peter James Lee Net Worth, How much does he earn?

At the time of writing, it is impossible to assess his net worth no information about his earnings has been made public.

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Peter James Lee Wife, What about his relationship?

He was a married man and he was married to Kristina Knapp with whom he shared a son and a daughter named   James and Stewart respectively.

Was he available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about his social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles, we will update this section.

Physical Appearance of Peter James Lee’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourWhite
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Peter James Lee’s should be known

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
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Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseKristina Knapp
Children2

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