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Bishop Sedgwick Daniels

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Profession

Category:
ReligionMakers
Occupation(s):
Bishop
Pastor

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Purple
Favorite Food:
Pork Chops, Ham
Favorite Time of Year:
Christmas
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Africa
Favorite Quote:
If God Can Do Anything, God Can Do Everything. There Is Nothing Too Hard For God.

Birthplace

Born:
8/16/1959
Birth Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Profession

Category:
ReligionMakers
Occupation(s):
Bishop
Pastor

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Purple
Favorite Food:
Pork Chops, Ham
Favorite Time of Year:
Christmas
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Africa
Favorite Quote:
If God Can Do Anything, God Can Do Everything. There Is Nothing Too Hard For God.

Birthplace

Born:
8/16/1959
Birth Location:
Milwaukee
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Biography

Bishop and pastor Sedgwick Daniels was born the second youngest of eight children on August 16, 1959 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to John and Kathleen Daniels. He became City of Milwaukee Plan Commissioner and the first Protestant board member of the Catholic Central City Schools. Daniels joined Antonio Riley and the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority on several projects, assisting in developing a housing complex for seniors and developing Milwaukee home ownership.

In 2001, Daniels was elevated to the role of Bishop by Bishop Gilbert E. Patterson and the Church of God in Christ General Board. Daniels’ jurisdiction covered more than 105 Institutional Church of God churches in Wisconsin and northern Illinois. During Daniels’ tenure as Bishop, his own church, Holy Redeemer Institutional Church of God in Christ, became a multi-million dollar operation that addressed both the educational and social service needs in the Milwaukee community.

In 2002, the Bush Administration began conferences for faith-based groups. President Bush and David Kuo, then-deputy director of the Office of Faith-Based Initiatives, visited Daniels’ Holy Redeemer Church. A political independent and close friend of Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., Daniels took a controversial stand two years later, endorsing George W. Bush primarily on the basis of his faith-based initiative. Daniels continues to serve as Pastor of Milwaukee’s Holy Redeemer Institutional Church of God in Christ.

Bishop Sedgwick Daniels was interviewed by The HistoryMakers on November 28, 2007.

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  • Tape: 1 Story: 2 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels lists his favorites
  • Tape: 1 Story: 3 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels describes his mother's family background
  • Tape: 1 Story: 4 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels remembers his maternal grandfather
  • Tape: 1 Story: 5 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels talks about his mother
  • Tape: 1 Story: 6 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels describes his mother's education
  • Tape: 1 Story: 7 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels describes his father's family background
  • Tape: 1 Story: 8 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels recalls his family's move to Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Tape: 1 Story: 9 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels describes how his parents met
  • Tape: 1 Story: 10 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels talks about his parents' personalities
  • Tape: 1 Story: 11 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels describes his earliest childhood memory
  • Tape: 2 Story: 1 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels describes his neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Tape: 2 Story: 2 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels describes the sights, sounds and smells of his childhood
  • Tape: 2 Story: 3 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels recalls his responsibilities as a child
  • Tape: 2 Story: 4 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels describes the demographics of his neighborhood
  • Tape: 2 Story: 5 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels recalls the role of religion in his upbringing
  • Tape: 2 Story: 6 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels remembers the deaths of his father and maternal grandfather
  • Tape: 2 Story: 7 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels describes his early education
  • Tape: 2 Story: 8 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels remembers Custer High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Tape: 2 Story: 9 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels describes his extracurricular activities
  • Tape: 2 Story: 10 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels remembers his popularity at Custer High School
  • Tape: 2 Story: 11 - Bishop Sedgwick Daniels describes his early aspirations