The Very Rev. E. Felix Kloman, 81, a retired rector of St. Albans's Episcopal Church and a former dean of the Virginia Theological Seminary, died of anemia July 2 at his home in Washington.
A native of Haymarket, Va., Mr. Kloman was a graduate of the Episcopal High School in Alexandria. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1922 and from the Virginia Theological Seminary in 1925.
He then studied tropical diseases at Livingston College in London and was ordained at St. Paul's Cathedral in 1925. Mr. Kloman then served as a missionary in Liberia for two years.
He was assistant rector of Grace Church in New York City and then rector of Christ Church in Philadelphia. He was named rector of St. Alban's in 1949 and held that post until 1952, when he became dean of the Virginia Theological Seminary.
Four years later, he returned to St. Alban's and continued as its rector until his retirement in 1969.
Mr. Kloman held honorary doctorates from Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania.
He was active in the American Cancer Society for 25 years and was the president of the Pastoral Institute.
Survivors include his wife, Olivia, of Washington; two sons, Henry Felix, of Darien, Conn., and Christopher, of McLean; two daughters, Mrs. Hayward Chappell of Princeton, N.J., and Mrs. William B. Wallace of Muncie, Ind.; a sister, Mrs. Mark Jenkins of Asheville, N.C.; a brother, A.J.T. Kloman of Newport, R.I., and 15 grandchildren.