Henry Ustick Onderdonk

Henry Ustick Onderdonk

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Henry Ustick Onderdonk (March 16, 1789-December 6, 1858) was the second Episcopal bishop of Pennsylvania. Onderdonk was born in New York City. He studied at Columbia University, receiving his degree in 1805, and then traveled to Britain for further education, receiving his medical degree from the University of Edinburgh. On returning to the United States, Onderdonk practiced medicine in New York before being ordained to the deaconate and priesthood by Bishop John Henry Hobart. In 1816, he went to western New York as a missionaryand then returned east to become rector of St. Ann's Church in Brooklyn, remaining there for seven years. Onderdonk was elected assistant Bishop of Pennsylvania in 1827, serving initially as assistant to Bishop William White. He was the 21st bishop of the ECUSA, and was consecrated by bishops William White, Alexander Viets Griswold, and James Kemp. On Bishop White's death in 1836, Onderdonk became bishop.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136742519
  • 9786136742519