Leonard, William Andrew, Rt. Rev. D. D.; Bishop of Ohio; born, Southport, Connecticut, July 15, 1848; educated, Philips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, St. Stephen’s College, Annadale, N. Y., and Berkley Divinity School, Middletown, Conn.; ordained May 31, 1871, degrees of D. D. from St. Stephen’s College, and Washington and Lee University, Virginia; Rector the Church of the Redeemer, Brooklyn, N. Y., 1872-1880; St. John’s Parish, Washington, D. C., 1880-1889; consecrated Bishop of Ohio, Oct. 12, 1889; in charge of the American Episcopal churches on the continent of Europe, 1897-1906; one of the founders of the University Club; Chaplain Ohio Society of New York; pres. Board of Trustees of Kenyon College; trustee University school; member General Board of Civic Federation of Cleveland, and the Society of Sons of Colonial Wars.
Biographical Sketch of William Andrew Leonard, Rt. Rev. D. D.
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-william-andrew-leonard-rt-rev-d-d.htm - Last updated on Jan 21st, 2012
Categories: Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio
Locations: Andover Massachusetts, Annadale New York, Brooklyn New York, Cleveland Ohio, Cuyahoga County OH, Essex County MA, Fairfield County CT, Kings County NY, Middlesex County CT, Middletown Connecticut, Richmond County NY, Southport Connecticut, Washington DC
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