John Henry Hobart

John Henry Hobart

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Henry Hobart (September 14, 1775 - September 12, 1830) was the third Episcopal bishop of New York (1816-1830). He vigorously promoted the extension of the Episcopal Church in Central and Western New York. He founded the General Theological Seminary in New York City and Geneva College, later renamed after him, in Geneva, in the Finger Lakes area of upstate New York.He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, being fifth in direct descent from Edmund Hobart, a founder of Hingham, Massachusetts. He was educated at the Philadelphia Latin School, the College of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania), and Princeton, where he graduated in 1793. After studying theology under Bishop William White at Philadelphia, he was ordained deacon in 1798, and priest two years later.show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 295g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136739305
  • 9786136739304