Cicero Stephens Hawks

Cicero Stephens Hawks

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Cicero Stephens Hawks (May 26, 1812-April 19, 1868) was the first Episcopal bishop of Missouri. Hawks was born in New Bern, North Carolina. After an education at the University of North Carolina, Hawks began to study the law, but abandoned it in favor of a clerical occupation. He was ordained deacon in 1834 and priest in 1836. His first parishes were in Saugerties and Buffalo, New York. His brothers, Francis Lister Hawks and William Nassau Hawks, were also Episcopal priests. Hawks married Ann Jones in 1835 He became rector of Christ Church, St. Louis, Missouri in 1844, in what was then the Diocese of Missouri and Indiana. After the diocese was divided, Hawks became the bishop of Missouri. He was the 44th bishop in the ECUSA, and was consecrated on October 20, 1844 by Bishops Philander Chase, Jackson Kemper, and Samuel Allen McCoskry. He received a D.D. from the University of Missouri in 1847.
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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 277g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613673897X
  • 9786136738970