Biographical Sketch
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of the Rt. Rev. Jack Leo Iker
Third Bishop of Fort Worth
 

Bishop IkerThe Rt. Rev. Jack Leo Iker was consecrated as Bishop Coadjutor of The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth on April 24, 1993, and became Diocesan Bishop on January 1, 1995. 

A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, he had served as Rector of the Church of the Redeemer in Sarasota, Florida, for 15 years prior to his election as Bishop. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and The General Theological Seminary in New York City.

He married his high-school sweetheart, Donna, in 1968. They have three daughters and four grandchildren.

The Bishop has been awarded honorary Doctor of Divinity Degrees from Nashotah House Seminary, the University of the South, and the General Theological Seminary. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Forward in Faith/North America and the American Anglican Council. In his free time, he enjoys long walks, reading, and beach visits.

 
           
 
Updated: March 2014