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Bishop Rogers Israel
First Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Erie

Contributed by Bill Klauk

These photos and information about them have been provided by Bill Klauk. This is three views of a single photo that hangs in the hallway of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit at 31st and Walnut Street in the City of Erie. The Church of the Holy Spirit was built many years ago as St. John's Episcopal. As per the words on the photo "This Church is the Diocesan Memorial to His Person and Work". The other information includes:

The Rt Rev Rogers Israel, D.D.
First Bishop of the Diocese of Erie
Born September 14, 1854 - Baltimore, Md.
Deacon - 1885
Priest - 1886
Consecrated Bishop - February 24, 1911

Bishop Israel

Bishop Rogers Israel

Bishop Israel


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