Henry Washington Lee

Henry Washington Lee

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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 Washington Lee (July 29, 1815 - September 26, 1874) was a 19th century bishop in the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America. He served as the first Bishop of Iowa from 1854-1874. He also served as Provisional Bishop of Nebraska from 1857-1859 and the Provisional Bishop of Kansas, 1860-64. Lee was born in Hamden, Connecticut, but the family soon moved to Springfield, Massachusetts, where he grew up and was educated. He was ordained a deacon at Grace Church in New Bedford, Massachusetts and a priest in the Episcopal Church by the Rt. Rev. Alexander Viets Griswold in October, 1839. That same year he married Lydia Mason Morton of Tauton, Massachusetts.They raised two sons and a daughter. He spent four years as rector of Christ Church in Springfield, and eleven years as rector of St. Luke's Church in Rochester, New York.show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136740354
  • 9786136740355